Health Insurance Company Overview
Aviva is currently the world’s sixth largest insurance group and the largest in the UK, with an award-winning health insurance department. At the Health Insurance Awards 2010 they were given the title ‘Health Insurance Company of the Year’, reflecting the quality of their products and services.
Aviva, previously Norwich Union, is a leading provider of life and pension products in Europe, with substantial positions in other markets around the world. As well as private health insurance, Aviva’s other main activities are long-term savings, fund management and general insurance. Aviva is the No 1 Sponsor of UK athletics.
Health Insurance Plans
Below is a summary of Aviva’s most popular health insurance plans to help you find one that suits you.
Healthier Solutions is a full private health insurance policy from Aviva that offers prompt, private medical treatment at a nationwide network of hospitals. Cover includes hospital charges, diagnostic tests, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy treatment.
Speedy Diagnosis is a significantly cheaper policy than full private health insurance, because it does not pay for any treatment. Instead, it covers specialist consultations for medical diagnosis, CT, MRI and PET scans, and charges for in and day-patient diagnostic tests.
Child Health Solutions
This private health insurance policy from Aviva covers children up to the age of 18. It also offers you support with your child’s stay in hospital, and access to Aviva’s 24 hour Stress Counselling and GP helpline.
My Health Cash Plan
Aviva’s cash plan policy helps you budget for some of the day-to-day healthcare costs you may pay during the year. You pay the bills, and then you are given the money back up to your yearly limit to cover some of the costs.
Business Health Insurance
Aviva offer a wide range of policies for businesses of all sizes. Aviva’s health insurance for small and medium businesses provides a pick-and-choose option for those on a budget. Aviva also offer cover for large businesses, up to 250 employees.
Get a quote now for any of Aviva’s policies, or call for free personal advice from one of our health insurance experts on 0800 862 0373
Insurance Company History
||Aviva can trace its heritage back to the late 17th century, when the Hand-in-Hand Fire and Life Insurance Society was founded, one of the oldest insurance companies in the UK.
||Commercial Union acquired the Hand-in-Hand Fire and Life Insurance Society.
||Norwich Union buys the Scottish Union & National Insurance Company.
||CGU plc was created on 2 June 1998 by the merger of Commercial Union and General Accident.
||Aviva was created by the merger of CGU and Norwich Union, announced in February, effective on 30 May 2000. The new company took the name CGNU plc.
||The Group changed its name from CGNU plc to Aviva plc in July 2002.
||Aviva acquired leading motoring services provider RAC in May 2005.
||Despite trading as Aviva in most of its 28 markets across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific, the company continued to use the Norwich Union name as a trading name in the UK until June 2009.
Insurance Company Statistics
- Aviva is the world's sixth-largest insurance group, operating in 28 countries over the world.
- Aviva has 46,000 employees across the world.
- It currently looks after over 53 million customers worldwide.*
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