Our History

About Us

3Sixty Health was founded in 1978 by 38 black professionals, mostly doctors, who had a vision of starting up a medical aid primarily for the disenfranchised black South Africans. Under the leadership of political and business stalwart, Dr Nthato Motlana, and several other visionaries, including Dr Abner Tlakula, 3Sixty Health was established together with Sizwe Medical Fund. Today, more than 40 years later, 3Sixty Health continues to administer Sizwe Medical Fund, a medical fund which has in excess of 50 000 principal members.


To be a leading medical aid administrator by offering cost effective, reliable and innovative healthcare solutions.

Company Overview

3Sixty Health is 100% black owned and black managed administrator. It is accredited by the council for medical schemes to offer both administration and managed care services, allowing for a fully integrated, beneficiary-centric approach. Our core competencies in administration include membership management, billing, claim adjudication and customer services.

One of the Founding Fathers of Sechaba: Dr Nthato Motlana

Our managed care offering includes pharmaceutical benefit management, hospital benefit management, disease risk management, medical advisory services, fraud, governance and risk management. These services are supported by a seamless integrated, highly scalable leading healthcare IT system that offers both administration and managed care on a single platform.

Today 3Sixty Health balances its vast experience and rich heritage with technological innovations to help our clients to better connect with their business through a holistic healthcare package of both administration and managed care services.

3Sixty Health has invested in innovations that bring critical value-add services to its current and potential member schemes, ensuring their competitive edge in the market place. These new technologies and innovations position 3Sixty Health as a boutique administrator with exciting solutions for schemes.

Competitve Advantage

Our unsurpassed history of empowerment as the first 100% black-owned administrator is further strengthened by more than 40 years’ experience. This, and our in-depth understanding of the quality health care needs across Africa’s racial and cultural diversity, gives us a considerable edge.

Our IT and service strengths have ensured our flexibility to adapt to the demanding legislative healthcare requirements and risk management protocols. Staff that are passionate about service, coupled with an accessible executive team, ensures our clients and their members are the central focus of the company. This powerful combination ensures that 3Sixty Health Solutions is well placed as a key player in the current healthcare environment. To this end, 3Sixty Health was rated as one of the top 500 companies in an independent industry survey published in November 2015.

Our Philosophy

3Sixty Health aims to be the leading South African healthcare administration organization by facilitating delivery of healthcare to people with diverse needs, through a dedicated and passionate workforce and state-of-the-art system. We are a service company dedicated to long-term relationships with our clients. Our development goals are for steady expansion, quality of care, self-reliance and service to the community.

We strive towards providing superior service that gives that gives our clients, their members and families access to quality healthcare. We are committed to working in partnership with all stakeholders in the healthcare delivery chain to create a sustainable future for our clients. Our ultimate aim is to provide the systems, processes and people to ensure that every member, whose fund is administered by us, is flawlessly, courteously and timeously served. timeously served.