The medical scheme

designed exclusively

for graduate professionals

Profmed -The largest restricted medical aid scheme for graduate professionals in South Africa

Committed to providing affordable medical cover and comprehensive healthcare benefits to members

As a leading medical aid scheme, Profmed provides an exceptional range of comprehensive benefits and affordable medical cover – while remaining committed to maintaining competitive contributions.

Unlimited hospital cover and low student rates make Profmed a sought-after medical aid scheme

At Profmed, healthcare and medical benefits such as unlimited hospital cover, lowest student rates and comprehensive dread disease cover - supported by service excellence - set Profmed apart from other medical aid schemes.

Medical Assistance

Within South Africa:  0861 776 363

Outside South Africa:  +27 11 541 1225

Trauma and
HIV Assistance

Within South Africa only: 0861 776 363


07:30 - 17:00 Mon - Fri:0860 776 363

Admissions after hours or on weekends must be authorised on the next working day.

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2017 Option Changes

(Click on the links below to access information brochures and the option change form)

The Schedule of Benefits sets out details of the benefits for 2017 and must be read in conjunction with the Information Guide. The Information Guide assists members in better understanding the benefits and provides information on how to claim and access benefits, authorisation procedures and other important information. 

Please consult the Easy Reference guide to identify the benefits that have changed.

If you would like to change your benefit option for the 2017 benefit year, please complete and submit the Benefit Option Change Form to fax 012 679 4111 or e-mail it to

Alternatively, if you are registered as a user on the Profmed login website, you may submit your option change online. 

All benefit option changes must reach Profmed by no later than 30 November 2016. Option changes are effective 1 January 2017. Please carefully consider your and your family’s healthcare needs when selecting your benefit option and if you need any additional information or advice, please call or email Linus.

Preventative Care Benefits

Profmed Client Services: 0860 679 200


The Multiply Wellness Programme encourages members to lead a healthy lifestyle by providing incentives (such as discounts on gym membership, points for undergoing preventative medical tests etc.), and rewarding members when certain levels of fitness or wellness are achieved.

All Profmed members have automatic access to Multiply Starter, at no cost, which offers a number of exciting rewards and discounts on certain products. Members have the option to upgrade to Multiply Provider or Multiply Premier, which offers a wider range of benefits and rewards at a nominal monthly fee.

Click here for more information or call 0861 100 789.

Affordable medical aid scheme for eligible students*

If you have an undergraduate or four-year degree and are studying further, you may be eligible for Profmed. Profmed medical aid scheme offers the lowest rates for eligible students who qualify for the low income rates.

For the best hospital cover at the lowest rates in the industry, join Profmed now at only R581 per month.    [ *Eligibility criteria apply]


  • Members applying for the rates below R6 000 monthly income must submit proof of combined monthly income from all sources.

  • Child rates apply up to age 21. Thereafter rates will default to adult dependent rates

  • Children older than 21 but younger than 26, who are studying full-time, qualify for child rates, subject to annual proof of study being provided to the Scheme, i.e. proof of registration or account from academic institution. If proof of registration for study is not received, rates will default to adult dependent rates.

  • Student rates are available to students in at least their fourth year of study for a degree that qualifies them for Profmed.  Proof of registration must be submitted EVERY YEAR or premium will default to non-student rates.

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