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24h Emergency: 084 124

We provide value for money

  • Single digit increases over 4 consecutive years
  • We have 13 structured plans designed to suit every life stage and pocket
  • We offer excellent preventative care benefits on all our options e.g. female contraceptives, pneumonia and flu vaccines and more

An excellent track record

  • We are the largest self-administered scheme and the fourth largest open medical scheme in South Africa
  • We ranked number one in the Medical Aid Industry performance category of the 2020 Ask Afrika Orange Index®
  • Our results for 2020 and 2021 in the SA-csi’s medical scheme industry research places us at the forefront of customer experience in the South African medical scheme industry
  • We won the 6th annual Titanium Award for Excellence in Creating Access to Quality Healthcare (Organisations)
  • We have a solvency ratio of 47.3% (2020 financial year)

An extensive healthcare provider network

  • Access to specialist and hospital networks across South Africa
  • More than 4 300 family practitioners in our network
  • More than 16 000 network provider agreements 
  • Country-wide geographical network coverage 
  • Search facility via the Bestmed app and website

Free access to the Bestmed Tempo wellness programme with benefits for your whole family

  • Our wellness programme is free for all members and employers
  • It includes free Health Assessments (previously HRA), and visits to dietitians and biokineticists
  • It also offers family interventions, workshops, and baby growth assessments

The Bestmed App offers the following

  • Your digital membership card
  • Check your available benefits
  • Submit a claim
  • Find a healthcare provider
  • Check your Health Assessment results
  • Request your tax and membership certificates