PCNS – Practice Code Numbering System 2021-05-02T19:50:36+00:00


The Board of Healthcare Funders (BHF) has officially launched PCNS 2.0, a new website with value added online services for the Practice Code Numbering System. In a nutshell, this means that healthcare funding organisations now have real-time access to practice numbers and service provider data. No more delays or out of date information anymore! Additional new functionalities include online user registration (for funding organisations) and secure online payment of annual fees for renewal of practice numbers (for service providers).

Practice Code Numbering System (PCNS)

The Practice Code Numbering System (PCNS) is a list of unique practice billing codes for providers of healthcare services in South Africa, Namibia and Lesotho. It promotes a uniform, national and legally constituted identifier for billing purposes.

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Effective 1 May 2021, the new PCNS contact centre number will be 087 210 0500. If you require more information, visit https://www.pcns.co.za or get in touch with the PCNS team via email at clientservices@bhfglobal.com.