We Provide Access to Private Health Cover that is as Unique as You are

We want you to live your life, uninterrupted.

Essential Med has been providing innovative health insurance products since 2005. We are now part of the AfroCentric group of companies and are growing from strength to strength in our uncompromising journey of providing tailored medical insurance to all South Africans.

What we offer

Essential Med is a health insurer, not a medical aid. Our product is simple, affordable and flexible. We include a comprehensive range of day-to-day, hospital and life insurance options as unique as you are. For employers and groups we tailor specific options to suit your industry and company.

Our Promise

  • To be open, honest and clear about the benefits you are paying for
  • To treat you with dignity and respect
  • To hold our service providers to the high standards they hold themselves
  • To go the extra mile to service your requests, no matter how small
  • To continuously strive to be the best at what we do

Our Difference

Legal Stuff

Essential Med (Pty) Ltd is a registered financial services provider. FSP No: 42980. Products are underwritten by African Unity Life. FSP No:8447. Essential Med is a Health Insurance Provider, not a Medical Aid Scheme.