If the applicant has received any treatment or experienced symptoms before the commencement of the health insurance policy, such illness or disease is known as pre existing condition. Prostate A muscular, walnut-sized gland that surrounds part of the urethra.
The treatment of malignant disease such as cancer with high energy radiation.
Refractive eye surgery
A surgical procedure in which incisions are made to change the shape of the cornea, to correct long or short sightedness. All of these procedures are designed to minimise dependence on eyeglasses and contact lenses.
Related medical condition
Any symptom, illness or disease, which in medical opinion considered to be associated with another symptom, illness or disease.
Six week option
If the NHS delay for your in-patient treatment is less than six weeks, you will need to use NHS facilities as a non-paying patient or self-fund private treatment. If the NHS delay is six weeks or more, you can claim for your eligible day-patient or in-patient treatment privately, at a hospital on your chosen hospital list. This is a cost cutting option.
These include acupuncturists, chiropractors, homeopaths, osteopaths, podiatrists, physiotherapists etc.