Private Medical Insurance

You will be looked after by a professional network of people from the moment your claim is registered,

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Occupational Health Solutions

At SMP Healthcare we work with one of the UK’s leading providers of corporate occupational health.

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Private Dental Insurance

Investing in private dental insurance is a big step to joining the thousands of people who think that prevention is better than cure.

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Independent & unbiased advice

SMP Healthcare Ltd is an independent health insurance intermediary situated in Chelmsford, Essex. We provide our clients with expert and impartial advice on obtaining the best solution for their healthcare requirements whether as an individual, small business or corporate scheme.

Private Medical Insurance (for both UK and International schemes), Dental Insurance and Cash Plans are just some of the products available to you from many of the leading health insurance providers such as AXA PPP, BUPA and AVIVA to name but a few. We pride ourselves in offering our clients the best solutions as standard.

Working closely with our clients, we are confident in our ability to find the right product for any client, private or corporate, home or abroad. We are pleased to help our clients make informed decisions appropriate to their own specific requirements and to simplify the renewal and administration of any scheme whether new to the market or an existing policy.

Working abroad?

International cover available from providers such as: AXA PPP International, BUPA International and AVIVA InternationalRead More »

Traveling abroad?

Many policies offer travel insurance to run alongside your private medical insurance! Ask us now for a free, no obligation quotation.Read More »

Retirement Health?

If you are retiring from work and still want health insurance, let us guide you through the options available.Read More »


Latest News

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When it comes to employee benefits, not every business can afford to invest in a whole suite of policies. So where do you start and what options could you consider? You could look at a number of different cover options for your staff including: Private medical insurance Dental insurance Health cash plans Hospital treatment insurance Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) Health Screening With mental health problems becoming more common in the workplace with a huge 70 million workdays being lost in the UK each year, having a good employee assistance programme (EAP) could help you as an employer to avoid experiencing…

What is the Babylon app?

Babylon is a downloadable app that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to help provide accessible healthcare for millions of people. Babylon is developed by a team of research scientists, engineers, doctors and epidemiologists who optimise Babylon’s AI abilities. How do you use Babylon? If you feel unwell you can enter your symptoms and Babylon will understand them. This app can then provide you with the relevant health and triage information. As Babylon can understand the majority of healthcare issues, it can then advise you of the next steps to take. The AI services provided by Babylon can will give you health…

How much does your GP charge for a medical report?

When you have been referred to a medical specialist for treatment your private medical insurance provider may require a GP report. This may be needed before you can go ahead with your treatment. The insurer is not being difficult or trying to avoid honouring your claim. They just need more details in relation to your condition and a reason why the referral has been made. Your insurance provider may need clarification as to the first time you had symptoms of the condition too. Did you realise that more often than not, your GP will charge for this service? Whether you…

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