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Continue your health insurance cover after leaving your job

If you’re leaving your current employer, you can carry on with our health insurance cover on a new, personal health insurance policy. While your cover will be different, we may continue to cover any ongoing or existing conditions if you take out your new policy within three months of your company health insurance ending. This depends on your new policy’s benefits and limitations. Just give us a call and we’ll explain how it works .


 

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What you need to do when you want to keep your health insurance cover after leaving a job:

The amount of time left on your employee health insurance cover once you leave your current employer will vary between companies. If you’re unsure, it’s best to check with your employer. If you’d like to keep your existing health insurance cover, you can do so in a few, simple steps.

You should be able to cancel your health insurance with your employer. It's important that you ask your employer any queries you have about your employee health insurance policy, as they will be able to help.

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Our cover has different options, but in general you can expect all of this and more:

Everything you need to know about health insurance

Our useful guides are here to help you understand the fundamentals of health insurance. Not only that, but we also cover a number of key health topics – such as looking after yourself as a parent and taking care of your children’s health.

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Direct Access telephone services are available as long as the symptoms are covered under the policy. If your cover excludes conditions you had before your policy started, we’ll ask you to provide evidence from your GP that your symptoms are not pre-existing for a period of up to two years from policy start date (or five years in the case of mental health) before we can refer you to a consultant or therapist through the Direct Access service. For rolling moratorium underwritten members we will ask for evidence each time you claim for a condition not claimed for before. Always call us first to check your eligibility.

Applies to eligible cancer drugs and treatment covered by your policy.

††As of May 2019, based on the internally conducted research of the consumer health insurance market. Refers to standard mental health cover when this is included in the selected health cover product.

‡‡Customers who live in the Isle of Man, or have a Bupa Standard, Bupa Premium or Bupa Your Choice policy, do not have access to Digital GP provided by Babylon, but can access GP24, provided by HealthHero. Some corporate schemes don't include access to Digital GP or GP24, please check your scheme documents or give us a call

Digital GP services are provided by Babylon Healthcare Services Limited. Registered in England and Wales No. 09229684. Registered office: 60 Sloane Avenue, London SW3 3DD.

Bupa Anytime HealthLine and Digital GP are not regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority or the Prudential Regulation Authority.

Bupa health insurance is provided by Bupa Insurance Limited. Registered in England and Wales No. 3956433. Bupa Insurance Limited is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Arranged and administered by Bupa Insurance Services Limited, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registered in England and Wales No. 3829851. Registered office: 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ.

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