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Medical History Disregarded Underwriting

Medical History Disregarded Underwriting

When it comes to buying Health Insurance for your business, which underwriting can you choose? If you have a business with 15 or more employees then you could opt for Medical History Disregarded underwriting. This is also referred to as MHD. If you choose this underwriting type, your policy will cover pre-existing medical conditions. Why would you choose Medical History Disregarded Underwriting? When you buy Health Insurance as an individual or SME, MHD underwriting is not available. There are insurers who will offer this to company schemes of 15 or more main members, however it is more common in the…

Saving Money on your Health Insurance Renewal

Saving Money on your Health Insurance Renewal

No matter what insurance policy you have, you should receive your renewal invite in a timely manner. Your insurance provider should leave you enough time to consider your Health Insurance Renewal in detail and not leave you with a last minute panic decision to make. Let’s face it, none of us like reviewing any of our insurance policies and when it comes to private medical insurance this seems to be even more of an issue. If you have made claims in the past it does not mean that you cannot look elsewhere however, you do need to be aware of…

Health Insurance Jargon Buster

Health Insurance Jargon Buster

At SMP Healthcare Ltd we are committed to helping our customers and clients understand the jargon used within the Health Insurance industry. We have therefore created our handy A-Z guide to help give a clearer understanding of some of the terminology that is used.

What is the Best Health Insurance for your parents?

What is the Best Health Insurance for your parents?

We would recommend that everyone has a full market review when they are buying a health insurance policy. It doesn’t matter whether you are 18 or 80, a market review is the simple way to ensure you are getting a great deal. Whether your parents have a policy in place or are new to health insurance a market review lets you know what is available.

Can you have private cancer treatment?

Can you have private cancer treatment?

If Private Cancer Treatment is your priority we can provide you with detailed information about the cancer cover offered from the insurers on our panel. We are an independent and unbiased broker with no affiliation to any of the insurers. We can help you understand the comparison between policies so you can make an informed decision about the policy you buy.

General & Medical Health Insurance plans

General & Medical Health Insurance plans

Why you could choose General & Medical for your Private Medical Insurance ? Up to two pre-existing medical conditions covered Wide range of plans to choose from Health and Wellbeing Support Services and Lifestyle Rewards Assigned a named Health & Care Support Specialist Private Maternity benefit No – No Claims Discount What private healthcare plans are available from General and Medical? General & Medical offer a range of Individual Healthcare plans, so you choose a plan is right for you and your family. This is something the team at SMP Healthcare Ltd can help you with. General & Medical offer…

How much do Private GP appointments cost?

How much do Private GP appointments cost?

We have provided below a few examples of the current cost of a private GP appointment from clinics around the UK. These providers are open, honest and up-front about their charges. This makes it easy for a patient to decide whether they can afford a private GP appointment.