info is prescribed medication for a temporary condition or illness or prescribed medication to relieve the symptoms of infections, sprains, etc.
info the member's savings account is used to pay for this.
Members are advised to shop around to secure the best discount from pharmacies for their acute medication requirements. Reduced costs will enable members to purchase more within their savings account.
info Chronic medication is medication taken continuously for a period of three months or longer for chronic conditions that are usually recognised as life threatening.
Chronic medication is subject to pre-authorisation by the Medicine Risk Management Department. Please review our Medicine Risk Management Programme. This is compulsory or your acute medication benefit will be used.
Once authorised, chronic medication is covered at 100% of the single exit price. The Scheme will pay for the medication according to the chronic medication formulary reference price.
Please use our preferred suppliers
- Schuin-Villa Pharmacy
Tel: 041 364 3566
PO Box 7824
- Strubenvale Pharmacy
Tel: 011 362 5989/011 362 5597
PO Box 10440
- Clicks/Dis-Chem Pharmacy
Please visit or contact your nearest branch to make enquiries
- Medipost Pharmacy (Courier pharmacy)
Tel: 021 426 4000
PO Box 40101
Visit www.pggmeds.co.za for a pharmacy registered on the Momentum Health Solutions network of pharmacies.