The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) is designed to provide medical treatment and support to everyone.This is regardless of your ability to pay. But while it provides a valuable service, paying for private medical insurance offers three key advantages:
Advantages of Private Medical Insurance
- shorter waiting times
- quicker diagnosis
- better facilities, such as a private room
Private Medical Insurance can also offer access to high cost specialist drugs and treatment. These may not be available on the NHS or affordable to pay for directly. It’s direct aim is therefore to provide you with the comforts and reassurance you want from your initial consultation through to your aftercare.
Peace of mind from Private Medical Insurance
Private Medical Insurance offers members the peace of mind that they have fast access to high quality healthcare. You could choose a budget lower cost plan or a comprehensive full refund scheme. You can be confident that you will be looked after by a professional network of people. This is regardless of what cover level you choose and it is from the moment your claim is registered. The insurers work closely with the hospital networks and offer some of the most innovative treatments available. Private Healthcare offers medical treatment within more comfortable surroundings.
Choices with Private Medical Insurance
When you purchase a Health Insurance policy you allow yourself certain choices. Who will your specialist/consultant be, which hospital you are treated in and when you will be treated*.
Compare Private Medical Insurance cover with SMP Healthcare
When you choose to take out a policy using SMP Healthcare Ltd as your broker, you are safe in the knowledge that we can guide you through the industry jargon. From your first enquiry we give you a clear illustration of the policy you are buying. We compare the benefits and premiums available to you from a panel of UK Insurers.
*providing treatment is eligible for cover under your policy terms and conditions.
Private Medical Insurance has different Benefit options
Health Insurance can take many different forms. There are some common features throughout the market. This can help you identify what you could be covered for.
We can help you find the product that is most appropriate for you, comparing policies from our panel of providers.
Private Medical Insurance cover;
All the policies we offer look to cover you for the cost of receiving medical treatment. This includes scans and surgical procedures, when you are admitted to hospital as an In-patient or day-patient. There is also cover for radiotherapy and chemotherapy to treat cancer and access to a GP or medical professional when needed.
(Please note, the limits mentioned above may vary depending on the provider you choose. For instance, access to a GP or medical professional can vary from access to a 24 hour helpline, through to a consultation with a private GP.)