Established in 1877, Health Shield is a non-profit friendly society and provider of health cash plans for companies and individuals throughout the UK.
Health Shield offers a range of cash plans, including standard or tailored schemes on a voluntary, company-sponsored or flexible benefits basis. Its most popular benefits are dental and optical, but plans can also provide access to a 24-hour freephone helpline, physiotherapy as well as health and wellbeing treatments.
The plans also give access to its Employee Assistance Programme, which provides counselling, support and guidance on a range of lifestyle, health, medical and legal problems from specialist teams of counsellors, lawyers and medical staff.
Health Shield has a key performance indicator to process 85% of all Claims within a 2-day period. It paid 446,268 claims in 2014, representing 97.4% of all claims made during the year. At the end of 2014, the society covered 205,718 members and their families.
To find out more about health cash plans from Health Shield or to arrange an appointment, call our dedicated support team on 01270 588555.