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
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

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