CIGNA Podiatry | Private Medical Insurance

CIGNA PodiatryCIGNA| Private Medical Insurance

CIGNA Podiatry : South West Podiatry work with a number of major private medical insurance companies including CIGNA.

 

CIGNA Insurance – What you need to know :

Prior to attending your appointment through CIGNA, please ensure that you gain a pre-authorisation number from your insurance company and understand how much your policy excess should be by calling CIGNA on 01475 788463 or Existing members can login here: CIGNA Member login, or email: UKinfo@Cigna.com.  Please also note that medical devices such as orthotics, splints and medication are not covered by CIGNA.

  • Ensure that you gain a pre-authorisation number.
  • Understand how much your excess is on your policy, what fees are covered and advise the clinic.
  • You may require a GP/Consultant referral prior to attending.
  • You will need to pay your Policy Excess directly to the clinic.
  • Contact your insurance provider if in any doubt regarding your policy coverage prior to attending your Podiatry consultation.
  • In most cases you will pay for your consultation and claim back your fees.
  • South West Podiatry can bill CIGNA directly for you if we have the appropriate information.  Please speak to your podiatrist at your consultation

 

Here are South West Podiatry’s procedure codes:

·       Initial consultation:     Retrieve Authorisation only ( no procedure code )


·       Follow up appointment:     Retrieve Authorisation only ( no procedure code )


·       Nail Surgery one toe:     Procedure code for : S7010 + AC100 + consultation fee


·       Cryotherapy / curettage + LA:     Procedure code for S1110 + ( If local anaesthesia is required authorise procedure code: AC100 )


·       Injection into subcutaneous tissue:    Procedure code : S5210 + ( If local anaesthesia is required, code: AC100 )


·       ESWT ( shock wave therapy ) Plantar fasciitis:     Procedure code: T5780


·       ESWT ( Shockwave therapy) Achilles tendon:     Procedure code : T7250


·       Injection of steroid:    Procedure code : W9040 + ( If local anaesthesia is required, code: AC100 )


·       Gait analysis:     Retrieve Authorisation only ( no procedure code – Gait Analysis)


·       Local anaesthesia injection:     Procedure code : AC100 to administer local anaesthesia



We are here to help you.  You can book a new patient consultation online here, call us on 020 7164 6607 or send us a message on info@swpodiatry.co.uk