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About Essential Med

Essential Med is a provider of Affordable Medical Insurance products for the South African Market.

Essential Med are not a Medical aid provides a range of health care, hospital insurance plans and related medical products through our network of service providers catering for a wide range of people with varying medical and healthcare needs.

Essential Med policies have been Scientifically developed to offer affordable medical insurance and cover to those persons who cannot afford costly medical aid rates, without compromising their right to qualitative private healthcare within our approved network of service providers.

  • Getting started with Essential Med

Essential Med understands that every person and family is unique. This is why Essential Med’s  Medical and Healthcare Insurance products are designed to give you access to quality Medical Cover and healthcare services.

For more information regarding our day-to-day healthcare benefits, hospital insurance plans cover and  Emergency medical services please visit Essential Med’s Products page.

  • Join the Essential Med family

Choose the option that’s right for you by browsing and comparing Essential Med’s Healthcare insurance Plans.

  • Get Informed about Essential Med's products

If you have any questions about Essential Med’s insurance plans and policies you can either browse our FAQ’s, give us a call on 0860 900 900 or SMS MED to 44911 and we’ll call you.