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Personalised Group Cover

Our focus is to provide superior healthcare to our members through the legendary Bestmed touch. We are, after all, a medical scheme for members, by members. Bestmed healthcare is based on sound partnerships. The way we engage with our corporate clients aims to establish and maintain long-term personal relationships, built on mutual trust and integrity. We further strive to provide affordable, excellent medical aid for employees, to be accessible and to provide personalised advice to all members. So, we have adopted a three-pronged approach in order to deliver on our promise to you and your employees. Our approach includes:

  • corporate wellness,
  • a client service programme
  • seamless administration

Exclusive Bestmed advisors are responsible for implementing these service programmes at employer organisations. Today, Bestmed provides corporate medical aid to 160 employer organisations, including large corporate businesses, some of South Africa’s biggest universities and a variety of parastatals.

Why are we Best?

  • No self-payment gaps
  • Value for money – single digit increases over 3 consecutive years
  • Third lowest increase in the market for 2021
  • Largest self-administered scheme in SA and 4th largest open medical scheme
  • Students are eligible for child dependant rates up to 26 years of age
  • Free wellness benefits for ALL members on all options and extensive corporate wellness offer
  • Nine Managed Healthcare programmes
  • Extensive service provider network – 15 800 nationwide
  • Female contraceptives included on ALL options including hospital plans
  • Flu vaccines included on ALL options including hospital plans
  • International travel insurance cover for up to 90 days (up to R10 mil) for ALL members
  • Claims payments twice per week
  • Mid-year plan upgrades in the event of a life changing event (e.g. cancer)

How we can help

To address our members’ desire for choice, flexibility and affordability, we have designed 13 healthcare options which are structured differently to suit various healthcare needs and budgets. We recognise that members’ healthcare needs vary. So, whether you want to cover hospital costs or require a more comprehensive offering, we have an option for you.

We have an extensive network of proficient and reliable medical professionals. Making use of the Bestmed provider networks has a number of advantages to both providers and members which include:

  • set provider fees that are managed as agreed
  • enhanced quality of healthcare services
  • no or minimum co-payments by the members depending on benefits available
  • a longer lasting medical savings account


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