Private medical insurance (PMI) can really come in to its own at this time when the NHS is under extreme pressure of unprecedented levels. The whole NHS system is doing an outstanding job of coping with an unknown demand and those of us who are fortunate enough to have access to PMI should now look at the help available for non-coronavirus medical conditions.
When you make your first visit to the podiatrist they will go through a medical history questionnaire to establish any underlying illnesses that may affect your general health. Conditions such as diabetes can really affect your feet.
Every year The World Glaucoma Week takes on a common theme and adapts it to local communities. This creates and effective awareness project relevant to the general population. There are many issues that need to be addressed to try and eliminate glaucoma blindness. The earlier the diagnosis in patients the better. The earlier glaucoma is discovered and treated, it is less likely that a person will become blind. World Glaucoma Week aims to alert members of the wider community of the need to have eye checks at regular intervals. Regular eye checks would ensure earlier detection of glaucoma and heighten…
Anyone can get meningitis, anywhere, anytime although some people are at a higher risk.
Next time you feel unwell, please don’t turn to google for help. The internet is a wonderful thing but when it comes to all things medical, only a qualified medical professional can provide you with the best advice.
Did you know that AXA PPP offer group private health insurance to a self-employed person? If you are already self employed or you’re thinking of becoming self employed then you really should consider a private health insurance policy. What are the benefits? This insurance can supplement what’s available on the NHS. It gives you the choice in the level of care you get and how and when it is provided. Some specialist drugs and treatments aren’t available on the NHS but are available if you have a private medical insurance policy. You get quicker access to physiotherapy sessions if you…
Whether you agree with it or not, private medical insurance does mean that many people have treatment privately and therefore do not rely solely on the NHS. The NHS, who are already struggling to cope with demand are then faced with providing treatment for those who traditionally had private medical insurance but feel they can no longer afford it.
When you are looking to buy a private medical insurance policy, have you thought about the underwriting that is available? The type that you choose could affect the price that you pay for your policy. Comparing quotations can be confusing if there are different underwriting options used. Common UK underwriting methods are: Full medical underwriting Continued personal medical exclusions : CPME (when switching from one insurer to another) Moratorium Continued moratorium: CMORI (when switching from one insurer to another) Medical History Disregarded (for large company schemes) Full medical underwriting Before purchasing your policy, a full medical history declaration is completed….
Prediabetes means that you have high blood sugar but it is not high enough to be diagnosed as Type 2 diabetes. If you are diagnosed with Prediabetes is means that you run a high risk of being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.
So, 5 really important questions to ask you……… Are you a business owner or manager? Do you have a duty of care towards your staff? Have you ever heard of a health cash plan? Can you take advantage of a great low cost health plan? Why haven’t you considered a cash plan before now? Health Cash Plans are not private medical insurance. A health cash plan is not the same thing as a health insurance policy. Each UK provider has their own benefit categories but in general they offer cover for everyday healthcare costs such as: Dental ∙ Optical ∙…