Medical insurance - Amend policy details

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Based on resolver’s experience to date, there may be a number of reasons why you might have to change your insurance policy details during the year it is in force: for example, if you add to your family or need a different level of cover. Contact your insurer who will calculate if your premium has changed for the remainder of your policy after the amendment. If you have an online account you may be able to log into your policy and make the changes yourself. Be aware that some insurers may charge an administration fee for this. If you think the charges you face for changing your policy are unfairly high - or if you have had to make a change because of what you think is a mistake on the insurer’s part - you can complain to the company directly. Ask for an address for customer services, and write giving clear details of your case - such as what happened, when, and why you think you have been unfairly charged. You should ask for the charges you face for amending your policy to be waived; many insurers will do this as a goodwill gesture. If you are not happy with the outcome then as a last resort you can contact the Ombudsman, which will act as a mediator in your case. resolver recommends that you submit your concern in writing, and resolver can assist you in submitting, recording and reminding you when and who to escalate to.

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If you cannot resolve your issue you cannot raise your case to the Ombudsman until 8 weeks after you have first raised your complaint with your provider, or you have received a ‘letter of deadlock’ from the company stating that they cannot resolve the issue as you have asked. Your complaint must also not be older than 9 months. For an accurate decision by the Ombudsman you should provide a detailed file of your communications and supporting documentation. In addition make sure you explain what you want as an outcome as this will help assess your case.

 

 

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