Health Insurance Company Overview
PatientChoice Limited is a medical organisation that provides effective medical insurance in the corporate, affinity and retail markets.
PatientChoice is a trading name of Westfield Contributory Health Scheme Ltd, which has over 90 years’ experience in providing health insurance plans. PatientChoice has no shareholders, so can reinvest its profits back into products and services.
Private Medical Insurance Plans
Below is a summary of the most popular health insurance plans from PatientChoice.
Essential Hospital Treatment
The Essential Hospital Treatment Plan from PatientChoice covers over a thousand medical procedures, which are divided into 12 separate bands each with their own budgets. If you decide to receive treatment in a private hospital then you can spend up to the budget in the Private Hospital Benefits and any amount left over will be returned to you as cash. If you choose to receive your medical treatment from the NHS, the company will pay you a cash benefit appropriate for that procedure.
Access Hospital Treatment
As well as the benefits provided by The Essential Hospital Treatment Plan, Access Hospital Treatment Plan medical insurance from PatientChoice provides you with money to spend on specialist consultations, scans and medical procedures and operations. The allocation provided for the consultations and scans is divided into 3 separate bands, each with their own budget.
Premier Hospital Treatment
As well as the benefits provided by The Essential and Access Hospital Treatment Plans, the Premier Hospital Treatment Plan medical insurance from PatientChoice provides you with money to spend on diagnostic tests with extra cover for specialist consultations and scans as well as medical procedures and operations. The allocation provided for the consultations and scans is divided into 3 separate bands, again each with their own budget.
Business Health Insurance Plan
PatientChoice Priority is a health insurance plan from PatientChoice that provides cover for many of the conditions that could cause major absences from work and affect employee productivity. Developed for large employers with the workforce in mind, these conditions can often require operations which will be covered by PatientChoice Priority.
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Health Insurance Company History
Founded in 1919, Westfield Contributory Health Scheme Ltd started life as the Sheffield Consultative and Advisory Hospitals Council. It was formed to look at ways of helping the city’s four self-financing hospitals. Westfield Health has been trading for over 90 years, and in 2010 it acquired PatientChoice.
Health Insurance Company Statistics
- Almost 9,000 companies nationwide offer a Westfield healthcare plan.
- Over a third of a million policyholders enjoy cover with Westfield healthcar.e
- We have a 42% share* of the corporate paid cash plan market.
- Since 1996, Westfield has donated more than £9.5million to charity.
- Westfield Health’s API is approximately £53million*.
^Source: Westfield Health
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