Introducing Episodic Health

Introducing Episodic, a new breed of financial services provider with a focus on affordable primary health insurance for all South Africans.

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In 2019, Essential Med decided to focus on their core strengths: building a sustainable product and managing their networks and clients’ claims. To do this, they became an Underwriting Management Agent and Episodic Health stepped in as a strategic partner to service clients and bring the product to market.

Episodic Health offers the same cover that has been trusted by South African families for over ten years under Essential Med and underwritten by African Unity Life. This is tailor-made access to quality private healthcare at a price you can afford. With backing from industry leaders, you can rest assured you’re in the right hands.

We believe your needs are unique. Our products are designed to offer you as much choice as possible. With every plan on offer, you choose the benefits you need at the level of cover you want. You are able to create policies and plans that fit your budget and with this flexibility comes affordability. You can match your health cover to your lifestyle, the choice is yours.

We provide an established and demarcated product and our healthcare policies are covered through a nationwide network of professionals, so you get access to private healthcare and any hospital of your choice.

If you are looking for affordable health insurance that you can customise to suit your family’s needs and budget, Episodic Health is your first choice. Episodic Health offers products that fit every episode of your life – it’s your time and your choice.

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