Bestmed Medical Aid Scheme: 2017

Bestmed has 13 unique medical aid plans. You can view a quick summary and cost of all of them here. All the plans pay out at the same scheme rate (100%).

Bestmed: All the 2018 medical aid plans

A quick summary of all the Bestmed plans, including cost per member and families. Click on plan to get more information.

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How medical aids work

A brief introduction to how medical aids work, the different types of plans, and their obligation to cover out-of-hospital expenses for certain conditions, regardless of plan type.

How to use this site

We know the medical aid industry is complicated, and the information presented on this site...

All about PMBs, and how schemes have to pay for them

PMBs are 270 conditions that schemes have to cover without requiring co-payments or savings from you, even if the treatment is provided out-of-hospital. This applies to every plan.

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All about PMBs, and how schemes have to pay for them

PMBs are 270 conditions that schemes have to cover without requiring co-payments or savings from you, even if the treatment is provided out-of-hospital. This applies to every plan.
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How do I complain about a medical aid issue?

"I have a complaint about how my medical aid handled my claim. What do I do now?" Medical Aid rules and administration is complicated and...

All the jargon explained

DSP A Designated Service Provider (DSP) is a healthcare provider (doctor, pharmacist, hospital, etc) that is a medical scheme’s first choice when its members need...