Your Health Insurance is designed to cover you for the treatment of acute medical conditions. Cosmetic surgery does not fall into this category because you are choosing to have surgery or a medical procedure to change your appearance. The same ruling applies with Dental Insurance. Cosmetic Dental treatment is excluded under the terms and conditions of the policies available from our panel of providers.
Depending on your Health Insurance provider, you may have cover on your policy for rehabilitation once your initial treatment via the NHS has been completed. Insurers such as Vitality Health offer you rehabilitation of up to 21 days following a period on in-patient treatment. AXA Health also cover a short period of rehabilitation on their Business Health, Personal Health, InSpire and Health for You policies.
Anyone can get meningitis, anywhere, anytime although some people are at a higher risk.
You will hear from 2 consultant rheumatologists covering arthritis, gout and osteoporosis . Held at The Oaks Hospital in Colchester, Essex at 18.30 you will be able to hear from the experts. There is also the opportunity to ask questions in relation to these conditions.
Gout is a form of arthritis caused by excess uric acid in the bloodstream. Gout can result in sudden and severe pain in your joints (normally the big toe, fingers, wrists, elbows or knees. It can present with red, hot and swollen skin across the joint that has been affected.
As a health insurance broker I’m often asked whether the varicose vein treatment is available on a health insurance policy. This is a really grey area. Treatment for this medical condition has a very specific criteria on health insurance policies. Treatment is not available because you believe your veins look unsightly. Health insurance will not cover treatment for conditions for cosmetic reasons. If your consultant believes you need to have treatment for your varicose veins for medical reasons then your insurer will review the claim for you and assess it on a case by case basis. 26th Feb 2020, Varicose…
Raynaud’s Awareness Month is being honoured this February. The Scleroderma & Raynaud’s UK (SRUK) charity will be campaigning to continue to help increase awareness and understanding of this condition. They want people to know why it is important that we knows the signs and symptoms. Overview of Raynaud’s Raynaud’s is a common condition. It occurs as a result of the small blood vessels being over-sensitive to even the slightest change in temperature, the cold and sometimes stress. It most commonly affects the hands, feet, fingers and toes. Although there is no cure, there are many steps individuals can take to…
CBT-I is an approved method for treating insomnia without the use of medication. Aiming to alter the patients sleeping pattern as well as changing the misconceptions about sleep and insomnia that could otherwise continue indefinitely.
Each treatment is planned for each individual patient. It gives a high dose of radiotherapy to the cancer but aims to give a low dose to the surrounding healthy cells. This gives the best chance of curing the cancer or shrinking it whilst reducing the side effects.
A mini-stroke happens when a temporary blockage cuts off the blood supply to part of your brain. The blockage will dissolve on its own or move to let the blood supply return to normal with a mini-stroke.