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You can’t put a price on your health

You can’t put a price on your health

Category: Health insurance

Updated: 28/03/2014
First Published: 28/03/2014

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There are some things you just can't put a price on, and your health is definitely one of them. Many of us rely on the free healthcare that the NHS brings, but sometimes that just won't be enough – what if you didn't want to wait the standard 18 weeks between consultation and treatment? Or you wanted your care to be in the hands of a sole consultant from start to finish? What if you wanted access to leading treatments and private, en-suite rooms in which to properly recover from an operation? That's where private medical insurance comes in.

A lot of people tend to view private medical insurance, or PMI, as a luxury, but you really can't put a price on your health. It may not be free but it you want guaranteed access to the best treatment as soon as you need it you'd be wise to consider opting for such a plan, and after all, having insurance means you can spread the cost – so you won't be left with a hefty bill after private treatment.

It'll give you access to the best treatments, the best care and the best hospitals in your area, and it needn't be unaffordable either. Most PMI policies can be entirely built around you to offer flexible cover that suits your needs as well as your budget, so you won't need to break the bank to get the standard of healthcare that you're after.

A few pounds a month could be a small price to pay to protect your health, so to find out more about private medical insurance and how it can benefit you, make sure to read our special Brief from experts in the field of PMI, Simplyhealth.

To find out more about PMI and how it could benefit you, click here to read our special Brief from experts in the field Simplyhealth.

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