Health insurance guides: Index

Our guides give you the facts about private medical insurance so you can make an informed choice when you compare health insurance policies and providers.

 


Beginners' guide to health insurance

Learn more about the basics of health insurance, including what it covers, the factors affecting your premium and how to apply.

Beginners' guide to health insurance »


Dental insurance

Dental insurance plans can vary considerably in the cover they offer - make sure you know how to compare the cost of safeguarding your smile.

Dental insurance »


Frequently asked questions on health insurance

Take the mystery out of health insurance with our answers to the frequently asked questions on the product.

Frequently asked questions on health insurance »


How being healthy affects premiums

Did you know that a cleaner lifestyle could lead to a reduction in the cost of your premiums?

How being healthy affects premiums »


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Claims and Underwriting Exchange database (Cue)

Find out all about the Claims and Underwriting Exchange database (Cue) and how it could impact on your search for health insurance.

Claims and Underwriting Exchange database (Cue) »


Financial guidance and advice

Do you know the difference between financial guidance and advice? Or how to find an independent adviser? Find out more...

Financial guidance and advice »


Making a will

Our guide to making a will can help you with all aspects of writing a will, including how to approach it and whether you need professional advice.

Making a will »


High risk life protection policies

If you're considered a high risk by insurers, arranging life protection and insurance policies can be more expensive - find out more about keeping down the costs.

High risk life protection policies »


Insurers' access to medical records

Learn about the sort of access to your medical records insurers may request when you apply for policies like life insurance and health insurance.

Insurers' access to medical records »


Insurance protection for individual sports and hobbies

Both professional and occasional sportspeople need to think about the insurance cover they need for their person, equipment and dependants. Team members should consider insurance for sports clubs and players.

Insurance protection for individual sports and hobbies »


Life protection policies for older people

If you're aged 50 and above, read more about some of the life protection and insurance options you may want to consider.

Life protection policies for older people »


Terminal illness cover

Terminal illness cover is included on many life insurance policies. It's important to know how it works as it may not offer all the cover you expect...

Terminal illness cover »


Waiver of premium

Find out more about waiver of premium clauses and why they may be worth considering on health insurance policies and other financial products.

Waiver of premium »


 

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