Medical Aid Clients Birthing in the In-House Birth Unit

Medical Aid Clients

In-House Birth Unit

Staff Midwife Delivery Upfront Fee:

R3 650.00

Facility Fee Includes:

  • Staff midwife delivery fee of R3 650.00
  • Mom and baby stay up to 48 hours from admission, (duration of your stay is dependant on your medical aid) 
  • If a caesarean section is needed, your stay is 72 hrs from admission.
  • First three NST (Non Stress Tests) are free
  • All meals for your duration

Excluded in Genesis Facility Fees for a Normal Birth inthe In-House Birth Unit:

  • In the event that you may need to undergo an emergency caesarean, your medical aid will be charged according to the Life Healthcare scale of benefits as negotiated by your medical aid.  Please note that certain foreign medical aids may or may not be covered.  We do not deal with Medical Insurance or Top Up Policies.  Any client with a foreign medical aid that is not covered will need to put down a deposit as a private patient and claim back from their medical aid after the birth. (Please refer to the private rate fees below for this information).
  • Staff midwife antenatal consultation fees. The upfront fee staff midwife delivery fee of R3 650.00 may be claimed back from your medical aid.
  • Delivery and antenatal consultation fees with a private midwife, (If you choose a private midwife, the upfront fee of R3 650.00 for the staff delivery will fall away).
  • The anaesthetist’s fee for performing an epidural. This fee must be settled directly with the anaesthetist.
  • Consultations with a Genesis affiliated obstetrician as your back-up doctor.
  • Any Lancet laboratory fees are to be paid directly to Lancet.
  • Any scans done with the sonographer.
  • Antenatal overnight observation.
  • Additional Night – Mom & Baby.
  • Additional meals.
  • Private doulas.
  • Billibed hire
  • Any additional NST’s.
  • If required, transfer/medical costs of baby to a hospital. You will be responsible for this fee.  Alternatively you need to have access to R100 000 immediately to admit your baby into another private facility's Neonatal ICU.)  For this reason it is highly recommended that your baby be put onto a medical aid before the birth. You, or your medical aid will be responsible for this fee.