The new medical covers come in three packages and include the Premium package that goes for Ksh 695/ month, Elite Package that goes for Ksh 1695/ month, and Beyond Package that goes for Ksh 2495/ month.
The new packages will offer users free access to unlimited consultations, a personal team of up to 3 doctors and health and wellness reports given to you on an annual basis, and much more.
With the new medical package, individuals can benefit from paying for the medical cover on a monthly basis online and have an all-in-one unlimited outpatient care. Corporates on the other hand stand a chance to transparency with on-demand data access once needed as well as unlimited doctor consultations.
The signing up process is also quite straightforward as it only requires you to download the BYON8 App and follow less than 5 steps.
BYON8 is a Swedish-based Digital Health startup. In Kenya, the company runs its operations from Nairobi Garage.
BYON8 has developed a medical diagnostic software intended to improve people’s lives by building a foundation for the next generation of health care.
The company’s software utilizes mathematical algorithms and medical artificial intelligence to transform patient data into calculated diagnosis propositions, thereby improving the healthcare process and customer experience regardless of their economic wealth.
The BYON8 app aims at enabling people in emerging markets to be better connected to medical advice and treatment when they need it.
Additionally, all users will have access to the BYON8 platforms that offer a rule-based diagnostic engine based on more than 3.5 billion patient cases and more than 100,000 rules.
BYON8 is centered around two core offerings, a free symptom checker that allows users to enter their symptoms and understand what might be causing them.
The opportunity to schedule appointments with licensed MDs and get in touch through video or built-in chat.
With over 40k downloads, BYON8 customers are turning to the startup for its great user experience, fair pricing, and the convenience of having instant access to high-quality doctors directly from the mobile phone.
The company intends to fuel its growth through close and synergistic collaboration with strategic partners within, and in the periphery of, the healthcare ecosystem.
Last year, raised Ksh. 163 million (USD 1.5 million) in seed funding to fuel its growth in Africa.
The round was led by People Ventures, a Danish early-stage technology investor, with continued participation from current investors Jellyfish Invest and T&W Holding, a new investor.