When you use the term Health Insurance, it is likely that you are referring to Private medical insurance. There are a number of products however that could fall under a general “health” insurance category.

Other health related policies include:

  • Cash plans
  • Dental Insurance
  • Hospital treatment insurance

You can buy health insurance from a number of different insurers. The best way to make sure you are getting great value is to compare your cover every year. Importantly you should make your comparison on a like for like basis.

There are a number of specialist brokers in the UK that can help you. If you use an independent broker you can access a number of insurers.

Your broker can help you understand the policy that you buy and ensure that you have no issues throughout the term of the policy contract.

The UK Health & Protection Awards 2022

The UK Health & Protection Awards 2022

The UK Health & Protection Awards 2022 SMP Healthcare for Best Small Protection Advice Firm Wednesday 12 October 2022, London Hilton on Park Lane The UK Health & Protection Awards is the eminent celebration of excellence in professional standards and innovation shown by intermediaries and providers to individuals and corporate customers across the disciplines of private medical insurance, wellbeing and financial protection. The Awards culminates in a glittering black-tie gala dinner in London, hosted by a high-profile celebrity guest.

5 important reasons to consider health insurance in 2022

5 important reasons to consider health insurance in 2022

5 important reasons to consider health insurance in 2022   NHS waiting times are increasing Although we are lucky in the UK to have the NHS, you cannot open a newspaper or watch the news without hearing about the crisis it is currently facing, leading to many people looking at health insurance in 2022. With the treatment of Covid patients playing a major part in extended waiting times, it has been inevitable that non-urgent surgery has had to take a back seat. If you buy even a basic health insurance policy, you have the peace of mind you will be…

Save money on your health insurance

Save money on your health insurance

Save money on your health insurance 6 ways to save money on your health insurance:   Speak to an independent specialist The best way to cut cost with your health insurance is to speak to someone who is a specialist in the health insurance sector, such as a broker. A specialist broker will be able to review your existing cover, understand what you are paying for and the benefits you would like as a customer. Stick to the core benefits It is worth getting a specialist broker to review your policy to remove any benefits you may not have asked for, or…

The importance of using a health insurance broker

The importance of using a health insurance broker

The importance of using a health insurance broker   What is the importance of using a health insurance broker? Well, a health insurance broker can find the best suited-medical insurance for your needs and budget, and there are at least 5 advantages for you not to source this on your own.   We are a human version of a cost comparison website. We have knowledge and expertise. We help you understand what a policy covers. We make sure you choose the right benefits and don’t pay for what you don’t need.   What is the importance of using a health…

What type of UK Health Insurance do I need?

What type of UK Health Insurance do I need?

There are a number of different types of Health Insurance policies available in the UK market so how do you know which is the best one for you. Finding out about the options available can really help you make a decision about your cover before you buy a policy. A specialist Health Insurance broker can really help you to understand the market and what benefits are a great choice for you.

CASH BACK on your Health Insurance

CASH BACK on your Health Insurance

We know the importance of finding a great value policy. To make it more accessible to all then we have introduced this offer for personal and business clients alike. We want you to be able to save money on your Health Insurance and hope that our cash back offer will make it a little more affordable for everyone.

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.

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.

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.