Benefits of Joining Hospersa

There are a number of benefits of joining Hospersa to look forward to:

  • Professional Indemnity Cover of up to R2-million, at no extra charge, for members in the medical<br>, nursing or supplementary health professions;
  • Negotiated wage increases;
  • Improved workplace health and safety; and
  • Protection from unfair treatment and victimisation, including legal representation when warranted.

Hospersa is independent from the influence of political parties, companies, government or other agents. Hence it exists solely to serve the interests of workers. Unlike many other unions, it has no affiliation with health care employers and no shareholdings that represent a conflict of interest. Other subsidiary benefits and services that Hospersa members have access to include:

marlicht Marlicht Holiday flats with their magnificent sea views are directly on the beach and a stone’s throw from Margate’s popular main beach, close to all amenities. It is 100% owned by Hospersa’s fellow-affiliated trade union, Uasa. Uasa, which is also affiliated to the Federation of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA), has agreed that the flats are made available to Hospersa members at a discount of 10% off the normal rates, right through the year. Call Marlicht or contact them via email to make a booking, providing your Hospersa membership number. 039-312 1052
barloworld Special rates (Fleet prices) on new motor vehicles: These include: Volkswagen, Audi, Mini, Opel/ Isuzu, Toyota, BMW, Ford/ Mazda and Mercedes Benz ranges of motor vehicles. You will also not be charged for licence, – registration, registration plates and delivery fees. Hyundai, Kia and Nissan offered at discounted prices only. Although not specifically covered by the above-mentioned offer, you may speak to the Contact Persons about assistance in acquiring Used Motor Vehicles. Simply identify what vehicle you are looking for, e.g. new or second hand, the make of vehicle and contact Barloworld Fleet Marketing, provide your Hospersa membership details, and they will do the rest and notify you of what they have for you, and how you can access the car of your dreams. Speak to:
Kashiefa Jacobs
Tel: 021- 914 1000
OR to: Ricardo Classen
aa 15% Discount to Hospersa members on:

  • Advantage Plus and Advantage categories of membership of the AA of SA;
  • Access to the AA’s numerous other value added products and ”peace of mind motoring”.
Simply contact the call centre or email the Hospersa dedicated email address and provide your Hospersa membership details. Call Centre 0860 70 60 50
metropol Favourable rates (Group) on the Dream Builder Family Funeral Plan and other Momentum financial products including short-term insurance for homes and motor vehicles. Contact your nearest Metropolitan Group Schemes Regional Office and provide your Hospersa membership details and state what service you require. Regional Offices:

Western Cape 021- 944 8200
Eastern Cape (West) 087- 742 4418
Border Kei 043- 722 0617 Umtata 047- 532 6020
Free State 051- 403 7203
KwaZulu Natal(Coastal) 031- 369 8863
KwaZulu Natal (Midlands) 033- 342 4338
Gauteng (Central) Jhb 011- 586 0200
Gauteng (South) Jhb 011- 240 2191
Gauteng (North) Pta 012- 316-9403
Mpumalanga 013- 753 3655
North West (Mafikeng) 018- 397 2453
North West (Platinum) 087- 742 3137
Limpopo 015- 291 2212
Ingwe 15% discount on self-catering accommodation. Call Reservations and provide your Hospersa membership details and make your booking (Terms & Conditions Apply). 016- 987 3811
areena 15% Discount to Hospersa members on self catering accommodation in chalets, camping sites or caravan park. Call Reservations and provide your Hospersa membership details and make your booking (Terms & Conditions Apply). Tel: 043- 734 3055
Fax: 043- 734 3312
ezemvelo 30% Discount on self catering accommodation to Hospersa members in any KZN Wildlife Game or Nature Reserve – Offer applies only to low season. Call Reservations and provide your Hospersa membership details and make your booking (Terms & Conditions Apply). 033- 845 1000 Enquiries: Zamabhele Mbhele Sales Consultant
Tel : 033- 845 1000
Fax: 086- 505 8889
betadental Favourable rates on elementary dentistry for you and your family in the Pietermaritzburg area. This benefit is especially suitable to members who do not havs a medical aid. Payments by cash or Educon Card only. Call the provider and provide your Hospersa membership details. 033- 811 0067 072- 350 4438
mf Short-term insurance for home and motor vehicle at exclusively preferential rates for Hospersa members only. Products currently available include:

  • Household, buildings, motor car and all risks policy;
  • Commercial policy;
  • Livestock policy;
  • Agri policy; and
  • Accidental death & disability policy.
Contact the Call Centre and provide your Hospersa membership details or send an SMS for Mutual & Federal to contact you. 086 063 3336 OR SMS “Hospersa” to 45200
optivest MedXpert – FREE Medical Scheme Support Services. MedXpert offers assistance to members who are already on a medical scheme* with ongoing quality support services including:

  • A personal dedicated consultant to assist with and handle all medical scheme enquiries;
  • Assistance with unpaid or incorrectly paid claims;
  • Registration and activation of chronic medication;
  • Registration of new spouse or baby; and
  • De-registration of dependants.

*Please note that  the MedXpert service is not available to GEMS members.

Call the provider and provide your Hospersa membership details. 0861 333 222
optivest GapCover and CoPay Cover. It is a fact… Having a medical scheme does not mean you never have to pay for medical expenses out of your own pocket. Hospersa has negotiated a special offer for GapCover and CoPay cover to protect our members against this risk. GapCover offers protection of up to 5 time’s medical scheme rates against the risk of doctors/ specialists charging way more than medical scheme rates for in-hospital procedures. CoPay covers the co-payments introduced by medical schemes up to R10 000 per claim. Call the provider and provide your Hospersa membership details. 0861 333 222
optivest MedQuote Comparative medical scheme quote and objective advice. Members who want to join a medical scheme or change from their existing scheme can contact MedQuote for a detailed comparative medical scheme quotation and personal objective advice. Call the provider and provide your Hospersa membership details. 0861 333 222
transafrica Affordable rates on insurance products namely:

  • Funeral Cover
  • Inkomo Funeral Cover
  • Vehicle Access Benefit
  • Commuter Benefit (Accident Death Cover)
  • Optional Tombstone Benefit
Call the provider and provide your Hospersa membership details. 0861 141 141

For further details, contact Hospersa’s Public Relations Officer: Tel: 012- 664 6353 Fax: 012- 664 6366 e-mail: