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 the Benefit brochure 2021 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

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Why LA Health?

LA Health is a medical scheme providing excellent cover to employees of Local Authorities and organisations affiliated to local authorities.

Key Reasons for you to choose LA Health
  • Affordable medical cover, your contributions are based on your income level.
  • Choice of health options, depending on your specific healthcare needs.
  • Cover for medical emergencies, you have peace of mind that you are covered for all medical emergencies
  • Comprehensive hospital cover, for a wide range of procedures when you use our network providers.
  • Great cover for day-to-day expenses, such as prescribed medicine and consultations with healthcare providers.
  • Full cover for Prescribed Minimum Benefits, even if your medical benefits run out, if you use a network provider.
  • Lower rates through GP and specialist networks, thus reducing your out-of-pocket expenses.
  • Access to the Wellness Programme that gets you healthier when you join
  • Excellent management, LA Health Medical Scheme is administered by Discovery Health, which has extensive experience in the medical aid industry.

Click here to view more about these 10 reasons.

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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