Customers with a Flexible Health, Flexible Health Freelance or Professional Health policy will now be able to extend their Essential cover with Essential Plus.
Flexible Health is a shared risk shared responsibility policy for individuals. Flexible Health Freelance and Professional Health are similar policies for self employed businesses and professionals.
Essential cover offers inpatient, outpatient, day-patient cover as well as home nursing, NHS cash benefits and hospice donations. By upgrading, customers can also benefit from an extra £300 per year for consultations and diagnostic tests; £400 for therapies; £200 for optical treatment, as well as £200 for general dental treatment. It will also include another £200 per year for health screening every two years.
Private medical insurance : News update: December 2006