ESSENTIAL MED
Essential Med (Health Insurance)
        
With Essential Med, you and your family have access to health insurance, offering consultations, medication, hospitalisation and emergency services, ensuring that the natural flow of your life is uninterrupted. Please make sure that you read the details of any insurance policy carefully in order to make sure that you are covered for the correct circumstances. If you have any concerns or queries regarding a health insurance policy or level of cover please do not hesitate to contact Essential Med directly for more information.
Location: South Africa
Advantages:
Day-to-day benefits
1. Unlimited GP visits
2. Partial cover for after-hour or out-of-network emergency consultations
3. Unlimited GP routine maternity check-ups, medication and tests
4. 2 referred growth sonars (x2)
5. Unlimited prescribed and acute medication
6. Basic dentistry, including dentist consultations and procedures (network-registered)
7. Annual eye test per beneficiary and free lenses, contact lenses and frames every 24 months
8. Unlimited referred black & white X-rays and blood tests
Disadvantages:
Unlike medical aid, health insurance offers no tax benefits to policyholders.
Services:
Day-to-day benefits
 
1. Unlimited GP visits
2. Partial cover for after-hour or out-of-network emergency consultations
3. Unlimited GP routine maternity check-ups, medication and tests
4. 2 referred growth sonars (x2)
5. Unlimited prescribed and acute medication
6. Basic dentistry, including dentist consultations and procedures (network-registered)
7. Annual eye test per beneficiary and free lenses, contact lenses and frames every 24 months
8. Unlimited referred black & white X-rays and blood tests
 
 
Hospital Cover
1. Illness hospitalisation
2. Dread disease
3. Maternity
4. Accident hospitalisation
5. Emergency and casualty visits
6. Permanent disability benefit
7. Death benefit 8. HIV / Aids benefit
 
Telphonic advice and assistance with:
1. Health
2. Legal
3. Auto
4. Travel
5. Funeral
 
Emergency Services Essential Med offers the following valuable emergency medical services:
 
1. Emergency medical advice and information,
2. Emergency medical response by road or air,
3. Transfer to the most appropriate medical facility,
4. Transfer to a specialist diagnostic and therapeutic medical care centre,
5. Transfer of life-saving medications and emergency blood if required,
6. Companionship and / or care of stranded minor.
AVAILABLE 24/7

Policy Name: Essential Med Health Insurance
Policy Cost: From R290 a month
Policy Deductable: N/A

Cover Type: Health Insurance
Cover Level: 5 levels
Cover Detail:
1. Essential Med
2. BasicEssential Med
3. BalanceEssential Med
4. BoostCompare our policy options
5. Group plans

Application Methods: Online, telephone
Underwriter: Ask on application
Pay Monthly: Yes

Suitable:
For individuals and families looking for health insurance
Restrictions:
You must have a South African ID number
Availability:
To anyone looking for health insurance who is a South African resident
Discounts:
N/A

HEALTH INSURANCE
Health Type: Medical Insurance
Health Info: N/A
Ambulance Cover: Yes
Hospital Cover: No
        
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Essential Med (Which Way To Pay South Africa - 11/2/2013)
Essential Med is ranked 4 out of 5. Based on 1 review.

4 Star Rating

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