The Misconceptions about private medical insurance - H3 Insurance

7th, July 2015

Most people have a preconceived idea about private medical insurance: Is it worth the cost? Our H3 Blog dispels common myths on Private Medical Insurance.

Warning: You’ve Probably Got the Wrong Idea About Private Medical Insurance

Most people have a preconceived idea about private medical insurance: Is it worth the cost? What do you actually get for your money? But with an increased strain on the NHS in Northern Ireland and some significant benefits to the health of you and your family – it’s time to rethink!

 

Myth 1: It’s bad for the NHS

While we’re lucky, in Northern Ireland, to be able to take advantage of the NHS and free healthcare, private medical insurance can help ease some of the burden on the NHS. 

With private health insurance  you can contribute to cutting NHS waiting lists, because you’ll be seen by a medical specialist straight away and won’t need to be on a waiting list. This includes access to private casualty should a medical emergency happen.

Private medical insurance can help cut NHS waiting lists and overcrowding in hospitals and A&E departments – by referring people to private facilities.

 

Read more on our sister site H3 Health Insurance 


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