Surgeries covered by your health insurance provider
Whether you have your own private medical insurance or are covered by your employer, you can now receive expert treatment at our Gillingham hospital.
Below you can find treatments that are covered through your private health insurance provider. Please be aware that all treatments need to be pre-authorised by your insurance provider and that not all insurers cover all treatments at Practice Plus Group Surgical Centre, Gillingham.
If you would like to find out more, contact your insurance provider or call our friendly private patient team on 0330 058 1732.
|Removal of benign skin lesions|
|Anal skin tag removal / repair of anal fissure tear|
|Avulsion of nail / ingrowing toenail|
|Pilonidal sinus surgery|
|Vitreous retinal procedures|
|Dupuytren’s contracture release|
|Total hip replacement|
|Total knee replacement|
|Complex knee surgery (not joint replacement or ACL)|
|Trigger finger release|
|Osteotomy and internal fixation|
|Shoulder decompression surgery|
|Endoscopic shoulder surgery|
|Removal of internal fixation from bone|
|Manipulation of joint|
|Rotator cuff repair|
|Fusion of joints|
To learn more about getting treatment through your private health insurance call us on:
How to start your treatment at Practice Plus Group Surgical Centre, Gillingham
Step 1: Get your GP referral
Most insurers will require a GP referral before approving your treatment. Make sure your GP referral includes the recommended treatment and hospital of your choice.
Step 2: Call your insurer and get your pre-authorisation number
When you call your insurer, make sure you have your insurance membership number and the GP referral details ready. If you have a preferred hospital, let them know. Your insurer will give you a confirmation that your policy covers your required treatment. Keep this pre-authorisation number when you call our friendly Private Patient Advisors.
Step 3: Get your life back on track
Once you have decided you would like to proceed with your treatment at Practice Plus Group Surgical Centre, Gillingham and your insurer has agreed, we can arrange your first consultation. Your specialist will discuss treatment options with you and explain any diagnostic tests you might need as part of your individual care package.