Insurance & self-funding

Health Insurance

Dr Menown is a fee-assured BUPA partner and registered with all UK/Ireland major health insurers including AVIVA, AXA-PPP, Benenden, Cigna Healthcare, CS Healthcare, H3, Laya, Simply Health, Standard Life, VHI, PRU Healthcare/Vitality, Westfield and WPA. Dr Menown invoices within recommended guidelines for each of the above companies. Health insurance companies usually expect you to obtain pre-authorisation from them for consultations and procedures. Insurance excess payments should be made within 30 days; re-invoicing may require a small administration fee.

Self-funding

Consultations and investigations can be arranged on a self-funded basis. Patients are requested to ensure that the estimate of fee from the clinic reception is acceptable prior to proceeding with a self-funded consultation or investigation. Payment should be made on the day of the clinic.

Insurance codes

  • New consultation 20300
  • Review consultation 20310
  • 12 lead ECG 20110
  • Exercise stress treadmill 20130
  • 24hr tape (heart rate monitor) 20140
  • Patient activated event recorder (1 week monitor/loop recorder) 20141
  • Ambulatory BP monitor 20145
  • ECHO 64300
  • Transoesphageal ECHO 64302 (& x3510)
  • DC Cardioversion X5020
  • CT calcium score AA599
  • CT angiography AA388
  • Coronary angiogram (Cardiac catheterisation) K5000 or K6513
  • Coronary angioplasty (with stent) K4910 or AA959
  • Coronary angiogram and follow on angioplasty (with stent) on same day K5020 or AA961
  • Coronary angiogram and pressure wire on same day K6582
  • Coronary angiogram, pressure wire and angioplasty on same day K6581 or AA963
  • Coronary angiogram and intravascular ultrasound on same day K6590 or AA964