Bupa International is offering its customers access to free medical advice under a new service provided by Advance Medical that offers them a review of their diagnosis by a leading expert in the relevant field.
The service is designed to help with queries including:
What does my diagnosis mean?
Is my diagnosis correct?
Is the proposed treatment correct?
Is there more information available about my condition?
Is there an alternative treatment that would be better for me?
Advance Medical has been offering second medical opinions since 1999. It is an international company that serves its clients from operation centres in Boston, USA; Barcelona, Spain; Santiago, Chile; Sao Paulo, Brazil and Budapest, Hungary.
Dr Sneh Khemka at Bupa International says: "By offering a second opinion service free of charge, we are making sure that everyone can check they have the right diagnosis and most appropriate treatment".
International health insurance news: 21 April 2011