Discovery plans to merge its medical scheme with Quantum Medical Aid Society on April 1 2021, according to a notice posted on its website.

Quantum is a small, restricted-membership medical scheme whose participating employees are Bidvest and Sun International workers. According to the notice, Quantum has experienced a steady decline in membership over the past 10 years with the number of principal members falling from 7,078 in 2011 to 3,273 at end-September 2020. At the same time, the average age of Quantum’s members has increased from 30.6 in 2011 to 37.6 at end-September 2020...

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