At Bestmed we pride ourselves on paying back 99.2% of all claims within 15 days. That’s just one of the reasons why we have been around for 50 years, offering you quality healthcare, flexibility and freedom of choice. Rest assured your health is in good stable hands, because our reserve ratio is well above the legal requirement of 25%. At Bestmed we have you covered.

Bestmed´s vision

Bestmed shall be trusted as the scheme of first choice to access quality healthcare.

Bestmed´s mission

The mission of Bestmed is to operate a non-profit mutual medical scheme in terms of the Act, in a financially responsible manner, so as to give its members cover for their healthcare expenses by:

  • Using members’ contributions and other income effectively and wisely
  • Operating and administrating one or more benefit options and/or schemes
  • Striving for a balanced growth in membership
  • Rendering healthcare services
  • Negotiating with providers of service for the supply of high quality, cost-effective services

Core values of strategic decision makers

In the execution of its Mission, Bestmed will pursue the interests of its members and participating employers

  • by managing the affairs of the Scheme effectively on an innovative, ethical and moral basis;
  • by maintaining good relations with all interest groups;
  • in accordance with accepted commercial practices and economic norms; and
  • by using expert and motivated employees and appropriate technology.










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