Why Health Shield?

Why sell health cash plans with Health Shield?

We are proud of our strong links with intermediaries and there are many reasons to be a Health Shield agent:

  • Quick quotes – our internal actuarial pricing expertise means we can quickly turnaround sustainable and competitively priced quotes.
  • Industry leading – we offer the widest range of benefits in the market and have the most generous terms & conditions, which are reviewed annually by Plain English.
  • Extended claiming deadlines – from the date of treatment, our members have 12 months to submit a claim, compared to 6 months or even less with our competitors.
  • Constantly innovating – we’re always looking to add to and improve our products and services.
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  • Exceptional service – our dedicated team will go above and beyond to deliver quick quotes and make your day. We also process claims fast. In 2017 we processed 92% of all claims within 2 working days.
  • Always listening – we constantly seek out the views of intermediaries and our members so we can do things even better.
  • Unique heritage – a non-profit making Friendly Society run for our 300,000+ members, with over 140 years’ experience.
  • Sound platform for the future – we’ve reviewed our customer journey process to make sure we’re well placed to deliver our plans for future growth and efficiency. We’ve also been planning for the new Solvency II regulations for over 6 years, introducing risk management, actuarial and compliance teams.
  • Variety of plans – we offer a wide range of health cash plans to meet the needs of your clients whatever their needs and budget.
  • Award winning – we’re proud to have been named ‘Best Cash Plan Provider’ at many industry awards.

Meet the Team

We’ve got the largest health cash plan sales team in the country. Each region has a Business Development Manager who can quickly supply quotes, implement plans and arrange for our team to visit your site to make presentations and increase scheme awareness and take-up.

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Our Awards

  • Winner Best Health Cash Plan Provider 2017

  • Winner Best Health Cash Plan Provider 2017

  • Winner Health Screening Protection Review Gold

  • HIA-2016

    Winner Best Healthcare Cash Plan Provider 2016

  • cover-excellence-2016

    Winner Best Healthcare Cash Plan Provider 2016

  • corp-adviser-2016

    Winner Best Healthcare Cash Plan Provider 2016

  • vib-2016

    Winner Best Healthcare Cash Plan Provider 2015

  • HIDA15

    Winner Best Cash Plan Provider 2015

  • Winner Reward VIB Awards 2015


    Winner Best Health Cash Plan 2015

  • Winner Corporate Advisor Awards 2015

  • Winner HI Awards 2014

  • Winner Cover Excellence Awards 2014