Essential Med EDI Claims

Essential Med will be accepting direct claims from 1 July 2014. The Medswitch EDI code to be used is 516 for users of Medinol otherwise 516P for all other software PMAs.

Providers are advised to submit their claims via EDI as it will allow faster payment and processing of claims.

The following disciplines will be accepted electronically:

General Practitioners
Dentistry including dental Labs

All other disciplines to be sent via paper until further notice.

It is important to note that the membership numbers and dependant codes remain

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About Medinol:
Medinol is one of the few purpose-built practice management application to meet the unique needs of independent private healthcare providers. Today Medinol helps over 130 providers throughout South Africa run more efficient and profitable practices, while delivering outstanding patient care. As an on-premise software, Medinol and the data it manages, is fully under your control. This enhances your independence and privacy: what happens in your rooms, stays in your rooms. Medinol helps manage your patient information, generates your billings, submits your claims, control your outstandings, and get your accounts paid quickly. Medinol has been in operation since 1984 demonstrating its proven efficacy. Medinol’s mission is to help independent practices succeed in an ever-changing healthcare environment. More information can be found at


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Fudley Bezuidenhout Pr.Eng.
Founder and CEO
Ph: 021-906-2296
Cell: 082-688-9610


Comments 2

  1. Hi
    Kindly brief me with how your system works and the cost thereafter. Am a radiographer.



  2. Valencia Plaatjies

    Good day,
    I would like to know more about your software and quotation for x-ray department. by profession I am a radiographer and sonographer. Contact no. 0735140404


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