Guide To Private Health And Dental Insurance In The UK
Private health insurance used to be something taken out by the rich and famous. Thankfully, the prices of health insurance have dropped to a more affordable level, meaning that all of us can enjoy the peace of mind that private health insurance offers, no matter what our budget.
Private health insurance goes by many names private medical insurance (PMI), hospital plan, health plan, health insurance and cash plans and they are, in one form or another designed to assist with costs related to your health.
You can also get specific forms of private health insurance such as dental insurance.
Private health insurance should not be confused with permanent health insurance, which is something completely unrelated to medical costs and which pays out an income if you become permanently ill.
Here we take a look at the private medical insurance sector and discuss the different types of cover available.
Why do I need private health insurance?
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