PRIVATE MEDICAL INSURANCE
Health insurance, which is often called private medical insurance, is an insurance policy that covers the costs of private healthcare, from diagnosis to treatment.
You will pay a monthly premium that covers all or some of the cost of treatment for acute conditions that develop after your health insurance policy has begun.
This means that you can be diagnosed and receive treatment quickly in a suitable privately run medical facility or hospital.
You pick the level of cover you want.
There are various benefits to this type of insurance and they include:
- Speed of referral to Consultant
- A Choice of consultant
- No NHS waiting lists
- A Choice of hospitals
- A Choice of when you are treated
- Comfortable surroundings
- Cancer drugs
- Helps reduce the pressure on the NHS
Whilst Insurance Suppliers may offer the following benefits:
- Fixed premiums
- Unlimited cover
- Fully comprehensive plans
- Family deals
- 0% excess
- Cash back offers
- Choice of any UK hospital
- NHS cash payments
- Alternative therapies
- Physiotherapy when you need it