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Welcome to LA Health Medical Scheme

LA Health Medical Scheme has been operating in the Local Government industry for more than 50 years. The Scheme is accredited by the South African Local Government Bargaining Council to provide medical scheme cover to persons working for Local Government.

The Scheme offers five different Benefit Options -
LA Comprehensive, LA Core, LA Active, LA Focus and LA KeyPlus. There's definitely a Benefit Option to suit your needs. You can also read about the 2024 Benefits for more information.

Get healthy and get rewarded!

Through its partnership with Discovery, LA Health offers its members access to a world class wellness and lifestyle programme. Members can now get healthier, get rewarded and enjoy the best medical cover available

Our website is here for you!

Browse our website and learn more about the Medical Scheme that offers good value while keeping you healthy.

Join LA Health today.

Latest News and Information

Click here to view the latest Scheme information and news

Click here to view the AGM Notice, AFS and Minutes.

Why LA Health?

LA Health provides medical cover to employees of Local Government and other affiliated organisations.

Key Reasons to choose LA Health:
  • Affordable medical cover LA Health is well-managed and contribution increases are low
  • A wide choice of benefits offered in five Benefit Options, to suit your healthcare needs
  • Cover for medical emergencies with life-saving emergency medical transport for you and your family, no matter where you are
  • Comprehensive hospital cover for a wide range of procedures or treatment. If something happens to you or your family you can concentrate on getting healthy
  • You get cover for major chronic illnesses so that you can get the medicine and treatment you need
  • Excellent cover for your day-to-day healthcare expenses such as doctor's visits, prescribed medicine and dentistry
  • Full cover for Prescribed Minimum Benefits if you use a Network provider, including full cover at a Network Hospital
  • Access to a Wellness Programme that helps you to get healthier and enjoy a better lifestyle
  • The best service and support at our efficient call centre; quick handling of claims , easy-to-use website and information at your fingertips on the Discovery APP
Enhance your lifestyle

LA Health believes in an integration of health and lifestyle benefits which aims to make members healthier so that they can enjoy a better lifestyle, and offers exciting rewards within the Scheme's wellness programme.


Please note: If you are already a member of LA Health log in to manage your details and benefits. Note that this site is owned by the administrator's holding company, Discovery Holdings.

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