Read the latest news from SMP Healthcare Insurance Brokers. Our knowledge and expertise has helped hundreds of consumers and companies with setting up and managing their Private Medical Insurance policies. Find out more about the health insurance industry, the latest news, announcements and more.
We recently wrote a blog about individual health insurance in the UK. This is an in-depth guide to everything you need to know. Not everyone wants to read loads of text and we have therefore produced this guide in pictures
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.
Have you thought about buying a private medical insurance policy in the UK? If you want to know 18 great reasons to make that purchase, please keep on reading…….. Peace of Mind We are lucky in the UK to have a health system as brilliant as the NHS. Unfortunately the NHS resources are stretched, especially in 2020 with the coronavirus pandemic in full force. Private medical insurance gives you the peace of mind that you can access medical treatment when you need it most. Rapid access to see a specialist If a GP has told you that you need to…
If you own a small business in the UK, have you thought about health insurance for your team? With the arrival of COVID-19 many people are struggling to access primary care via the NHS. Private medical insurance providers have developed and extended their plans so that members can speak to a qualified GP via telephone or mobile app.
Perhaps your decision to look at individual health insurance is due to the medical history of a family member or recent medical experiences of close friends. Whatever has made you decide to consider private health insurance, it is essential that you find the right policy from the start.
People who have private medical insurance can access remote consultations at the touch of a button. Whether you are insured as part of a company scheme or as an individual or family your policy could help you access speedy primary care.
As an employer in 2020 the issue of work related stress disorders is an extremely hot topic. With the impact of COVID-19 affecting people’s ability to work in a “normal” way or in some cases no work at all, work related stress issues are surely going to be affected in a negative way. With so many people working from home and losing face to face contact with their colleagues and managers, how can employers really assess whether or not an employee is struggling with the current working climate. Yes, there is the option of zoom calls and team video calls,…
If you have a private medical insurance policy that covers mental health conditions you can then access private treatment. The 2020 coronavirus pandemic has affected the face to face availability of many private treatments however, video and telephone consultation options have been extended.
Many people opt for moratorium underwriting because they do not have to fill in a complicated form at the start. Your claim will be underwritten at the time you make it and no medical history is required at inception.
On this basis the application process is a quick and simple one.
As almost all health insurance policies are now modular, consumers and businesses can really be specific in the cover levels that they put in place. As a specialist health insurance broker, it really is good to work out with clients the benefits that they value the most.