When you need to be absolutely sure: Best Doctors Second Medical Opinion, gives you something priceless: peace of mind.
Being diagnosed with a serious illness would be an emotionally overwhelming experience if it happened to you. You would have lots of questions: What will happen now? Is the diagnosis correct? Will the treatment be right? How can I be sure?
At Aviva we know that when you’re faced with a medical problem you need answers and now you can access a network of medical experts from the comfort of your own home using Best Doctors Second Medical Opinion service.
All our Home Insurance customers have access to this service, at any time during their policy, from the very first day of cover – and it’s available at no extra cost.
What is Best Doctors Second Medical Opinion and how can the service help?
Best Doctors is a worldwide network of over 53,000 leading medical specialists across 450 specialities (Source: Best Doctors, March 2016). These experts are identified through the medical profession’s largest ongoing peer-to-peer survey.
Best Doctors provides access to expert medical specialists who help you understand your medical conditions and treatment options, so you make the right decisions about your care.
Best Doctors can help you with those questions that are likely to be racing around your mind if you were diagnosed with a serious illness. An in-depth review of your medical files will be conducted by a Best Doctors medical specialist to help verify your diagnosis and treatment options. The process can reduce potentially serious complications that can result from a misdiagnosis, and help you and your treating doctor determine the proper course of action.
But Best Doctors isn’t just for serious life threatening illness. You can use the service for any chronic or troubling ailments affecting your quality of life. Second Medical Opinion could prove invaluable. From migraines to heart conditions, this service could help you find the answers you need.
Who can access the Best Doctors Second Medical Opinion service?
As an Aviva home insurance customer, you and your family can get access to Best Doctors Second Medical Opinion service. The service is available to:
- your spouse / partner
- your children up to the age of 18 (or 23 if in full time education).
- your parents and your spouse’s / partner’s parents.
Best Doctors Second Medical Opinion can even be used for conditions diagnosed before you took out your Aviva policy.
Best Doctors Second Medical Opinion service is available to home insurance customers who have a buildings & contents insurance policy or a contents only insurance policy.
Best Doctors provides an expert Second Medical Opinion service available at no extra cost with new and existing home policies taken out with Aviva. The service is available to the policyholder and certain family members. Aviva may withdraw this service at any time. If we withdraw the Best Doctors Second Medical Opinion service, we’ll write to notify policyholders at least 31 days in advance of the removal of the service.
Best Doctors Second Medical Opinion is not a regulated financial service.