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The BAWA Medicare scheme offers members comprehensive private medical insurance for curable medical conditions. Medicare gives you the peace of mind that should you become ill you can be treated quickly by expert staff. BAWA members are able to cover themselves and their immediate family at the rates below:
|Cover||Cost per month|
Between the ages of 21-65 there is no increase in premium rate due to your age and you will not be penalised with higher premium rates for needing to use your cover. No medical examination is necessary.
Remember not all healthcare insurance schemes are the same even if they sound similar!
What our policy holders say
"Medicare gives us peace of mind."
"It's the best value we could find for the cover."
"No messy examination is necessary."
Medicare Benefits In Detail
|In-Patient & Day Care|
|Nursing & Accommodation||Full Cover|
|Operating theatre/recovery room||Full Cover|
|Prescribed medicines & drugsN.B: The above are not covered if prescribed to take home following an in-patient or Day Care stay.||Full Cover|
|Diagnostic procedures||Full Cover|
|Surgeons & Anaesthetists' fees||Full Cover|
|Specialist physicians' fees||Full Cover|
|Out-patient physiotherapy is limited to ten sessions on GP referral. Thereafter, referrals must be made by Specialist/Consultant.||
Per person per policy year
|Emergency Overseas Medical Treament & Repatriation|
|Extension of the UK benefits in the event of a medical emergency overseas. Cover is limited to trips not exceeding 90 days (17 days for winter sports).N.B: this does not remove the need for a full travel insurance plan for overseas journeys.||
This is only a summary of the benefits provided. Please see the individual Benefits Schedules and Plan Terms and Conditions for full details.
For more details on BAWA Medicare cover please read the Medicare Terms & Conditions, or contact Anne Andrew on 0117 987 2315, RR 96831 or Airbus 62361.
Who can join Medicare?
Who can join Medicare?
Anyone aged 18 years and over who is a member of BAWA can join, together with any member of their immediate family. Partners need not be married.
How do I join?
Simply contact our Medicare advisor, who will then send you a Medicare application form for you to complete and return to BAWA. As sson as we receive this form we will then organise payments with you or your payroll department as appropriate.
If I need treatment how do I claim?
You will need to contact our Medicare advisor who will then send you a referral form for both you and your GP to complete. Soon after you return the completed form to us you will receive your appointment with a consultant.
The claim procedure is very straight forward and payment is made directly to the hospital, so you don’t have to pay out yourself and later reclaim the money.
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A selection of policy coverage
Inpatient and Day Care
Operating Theatre and Recovery Room
Nursing and Accomodation
What is BAWA Medicare?
BAWA Medicare is a medical insurance policy designed to enable you to receive medical diagnosis and treatment for curable medical conditions that arise after you join.
Designed to cover the cost of private in-patient treatment and offers members a generous outpatient allowance.
What are the significant benefits?
BAWA Medicare provides cover for eligible in-patient and out-patient treatment.
This includes benefits for in-patient accommodation, theatre fees, diagnostic procedures and surgeons' and anaesthetists' fees.
It also includes out-patient services up to £1,400 per policy year.
The above is only an overview of the benefits, please see the Benefits Table to the left for a detailed benefit summary
Medicare Terms and Conditions
|Click here to download Medicare Policy Booklet (pdf document)|
|Click here to download Medicare Benefits List (pdf document)|
|Click here to download Medicare Key Facts (pdf document)|
|BAWA Overseas Extension (pdf document)|
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