Nowadays, going global is the norm. Whether it's technology, your target market, or your career, being able to extend your reach is possible. Wouldn't you want your medical coverage to be the same? Whatever your goals, your health plan should be able to keep up and make sure you have peace of mind. Now Health UK offers outstanding global medical insurance in Europe and the United Kingdom suitable for expatriates, individuals and families alike.
Frequent travellers know just how essential travel insurance is to avoid any mishaps such as lost baggage, booking problems, delays or accidents. International private medical insurance does even more by ensuring you have essential medical cover for the duration of your stay, whether it's 12 months or more.
If you're an expat heading to the UK for a work assignment, you may be eligible for certain benefits under the UK's public healthcare system which is the National Health Service (NHS).
The NHS addresses the healthcare needs of UK citizens and residents by providing treatments, services and medications for free or at a lower cost, thanks to subsidies from the government. Health insurance companies like Now Health UK help supplement basic medical coverage to provide more adequate protection.
Are expats entitled to NHS coverage? To a certain extent, yes. Should you or your dependents require emergency treatment while you're living in the UK, these can be obtained for free at any NHS medical facility. Depending on their home country, expatriates may be exempted from paying for certain NHS hospital treatments if their countries maintain any bilateral healthcare agreements with the UK.
Even with NHS coverage, it's still advisable to have international health insurance plans in place for you and your loved ones to ensure you're adequately protected. Should you wish to avail of treatment for a medical condition in another country in Europe apart from the UK, Now Health UK's global medical insurance plans can provide you with the level of cover you need and the medical benefits you want.
Now Health UK has health plans available from based on the levels of cover you want for each of your dependents, and at reasonable price points to ensure that your medical expenses remain affordable.
The SimpleCare and WorldCare plans offer benefits ranging from basic in-patient and out-patient care to more extensive services that include underwriting for any pre-existing conditions, dental or maternity care. Each plan comes with simple and easy-to-understand certificate wording that outlines your chosen plan including the benefits you're entitled to.
Best of all, no matter what plan you choose, you can always avail of Now Health UK's world-class customer services available 24/7 to answer whatever concerns you may have about your global health insurance plan. You can also use the Now Health mobile app on your smartphone to access the extensive network of over 600 medical providers in Europe available.