Health Medical & Insurance Cover South Africa| Essential Med

Worried about medical bills if you get sick?

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Always put your health first.

Choose Your Plan

Accidents happen. Make sure you're protected.

Choose Your Plan

"Worried about medical bills if you get sick?"

Choose Your Plan
Personal Health Insurance

Affordable day to day cover and hospital plans to suit your lifestyle and budget

  • Doctors visits
  • Hospital cover
  • Medication cover
  • Dentistry cover
  • And other great benefits
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Group Medical Insurance

Affordable medical insurance for your employees

  • Hospitalisation for illness
  • Hospitalisation for accidents
  • Dread disease cover
  • Permanent disability benefit
  • And other great benefits
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Brokers

Medical insurance brokers
can sell

  • Simple application process
  • Range of cover options
  • Individual and group offerings
  • Large hospital and doctor network
  • Rapid claims handling
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  • Affordable day to day cover and hospital plans to suit your lifestyle and budget

    • Doctors visits
    • Hospital cover
    • Medication cover
    • Dentistry cover
    • And other great benefits
    Read more
  • Affordable day to day hospital plan to suit your lifestyle and budget

    • Hospitalisation for illness
    • Hospitalisation for accidents
    • Dread disease cover
    • Permanent disability benefit
    • And other great benefits
    Read more
  • Affordable day to day hospital plan to suit your lifestyle and budget

    • Simple application process
    • Wide range of cover options
    • Sell to individuals and groups
    • Large hospital and doctor network
    • Rapid claims handling
    Read more

Need more information?

If you're ready to apply for cover, click the button below. If you have questions we haven't answered, select the call back button and one of our friendly consultants will get in touch.

Fresh thinking

We believe in offering affordable healthcare people can rely on. Which is why we let you choose the benefits that suit you, so you get the cover you need without the extras you don’t want.

Agile delivery

We've made sure our value-for-money healthcare insurance never compromises on quality, is easy to understand, simple to manage and lets you choose the policy options that suit your needs.

Open communication

We believe in empowering our clients with information and advice on health-related issues, in addition to product information on medical insurance and cover. You're welcome to contact us at any time.

Personal service

Essential Med's highly trained staff know our products and believe in quality service standards. We understand that health is a sensitive topic and our team are empathetic and professional at all times.




About Essential Med

Life is unpredictable and you can never be certain of what the future holds. Circumstances change, accidents happen and people become ill. There is no way to predict what tomorrow holds for you or your family. That is why medical insurance is so important. You need to know that if anything unexpected should happen, you'll be protected.


Essential Med is a medical insurance company that understands people and their needs. We offer affordable healthcare that ensures you're taken care of if anything goes wrong. At Essential Med, it's not only about business for us, we truly care for our members.


Which is why we offer medical insurance that is specifically designed to suit your needs. We understand that every person is different and needs unique cover. That’s why we let you build your own health cover. You choose the benefits you want and leave out the cover you don’t want. This way you can be certain that you’re not paying extra for something you’ll never use. At the end of the day, you can rest assured knowing that all your medical insurance needs are taken care of.


At Essential Med, we understand the healthcare industry in South Africa as well as the needs of its citizens.