Vitality Podiatry Insurance | South West Podiatry

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South West Podiatry work with a number of major private medical insurance companies including Vitality.  All our HcPC Podiatrists are covered by Vitality Podiatry.

 

Vitality Insurance – What you need to know :

Prior to attending your appointment though Vitality, please ensure that you gain a pre-authorisation number from Vitality and understand how much your policy excess should be by calling Vitality on 0345 602 3523.  You can also speak to Vitality by clicking here: Vitality.  Please also note that medical devices such as orthotics, splints and medication are not covered by Vitality.

 

Prior to attending your consultation you will need to:

  • Ensure that you gain a pre-authorisation number.
  • Understand how much your excess is on your policy and advise the clinic.
  • You may require a GP/Consultant referral.
  • You will need to pay your Policy Excess directly to the clinic.
  • Contact your 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.

 

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