Replace with-Employees of a new employer group joining NHP from another medical aid fund with 10 or more employees are entitled to join the Fund. Such members have a window period of 3 months to apply for membership. Thereafter, the normal rules of the Fund as defined
shall apply. The provision of a medical history applies to any person who wishes to become a member of the Fund, even if he/she does join the Fund within the defined 3 month period. A special application to waive this condition may, however, be made to the Board of Trustees in
Members and dependants transferring from another medical aid fund will enjoy benefits from day one, with the same terms and conditions (state of health) as accepted by the previous medical aid
fund, provided that such member and dependants were members of the previous medical aid fund for a minimum period of 2 years and were not without any form of medical aid fund cover for a period exceeding 3 months.
The Fund reserves the right to place exclusions on pre-existing conditions should a person not apply for membership within 3 months of becoming eligible for membership with the Fund. The Board of Trustees reserves the right to impose exclusions, in respect of pre-existing conditions, for a 12 month period after the initial date of joining.