I recently read another status update on Facebook from a person that was trying to raise money. It was to cover the costs of overseas treatment for their child who was seriously ill. Unfortunately, it is becoming more common to see social media posts of this nature. Whilst our country’s healthcare system is advanced, sometimes you may still have to travel outside of the UK for the very latest treatment options. Although these options are available affording the opportunity is where things can get tricky.
Overseas treatment for serious medical conditions?
Faced with a serious condition like a heart problem or cancer, who wouldn’t want the access to the latest treatments – wherever they are in the world. Additionally, who wouldn’t want that for their children. It’s only natural to want the most accurate diagnosis possible, and access to best medical experts available. Unfortunately that is not always available to people in the UK. Therefore, insurers are keen to offer a solution to this desire.
A number of my clients feel that this is a particular area of importance to them. Therefore one of the polices I often recommend provides protection for those circumstances:
- Covering the cost of medical treatment overseas
- Organising travel and accommodation
- Providing a daily cash benefit whilst receiving any overseas treatment
- Cover for up to £1million per person
This would be applicable to any of the following:
- Cancer treatment
- Coronary artery bypass surgery
- Heart valve replacement or repair
- Neurosurgery (for conditions like benign brain or spinal tumours)
- Live-donor organ transplants
- Bone marrow transplant
Every clients I have helped with this has been amazed at how cost effective this option is. As a result, it’s one of our most popular products.
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