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... So, how do you deal with the various medical bills that our not so free healthcare systems dish up? Well, through my employer (although available generally too), I pay a monthly premium to the Westfield Healthcare scheme who gives me money when I get a bill! Sounds too good to be true! ... Read review

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Community Level 4daveops

daveops

Free dental treatment private or NHS

AdvantagesCash help for the predictable

DisadvantagesYou have to pay monthly for it

"...a monthly premium to the Westfield Healthcare scheme who gives me money when I get a bill! Sounds too good to be true! Well, it has worked for me so far and I am currently running at a small profit too! So, who is Westfield? Well, a non profit making organisation based in Sheffield who basically provide you with financial assistance should a number of medical situations arise. I will detail examples of the cover later. An insured situation ..." Read review
23.03.2003

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Community Level 2debcrane

debcrane

It's 'Good4you'

AdvantagesSmooths out the cost of 'regular' medical costs;

DisadvantagesNot PMI so not suitable for major medical events

"...first became aware of the Westfield Health Scheme when I moved to a job in Sheffield in the mid 90's. My employer promoted the scheme through the payroll ( and since I was planning for a second child the maternity benefit was appealing!). I joined and have been contributing and claiming ever since. Founded in 1919, the Westfield Health is a non-profit making organisation 'dedicated to providing cost effective health care schemes for the benefit of ..." Read review
19.05.2002

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Community Level 1LizD

LizD

Is it value for you?

AdvantagesCan Help towards medical costs

DisadvantagesIn many cases you are paying more than you claim back

"...have been a member of Westfield for over 20 years but have now decided to down grade from the 3rd option to the lowest. Until recently I only claimed the dental grant. On an average, not needing much treatment I spend £40 per year on check up, clean and polish. Having paid £285.84 over a two year period I have paid £205 for the priviledge of getting back £80. I now wear glasses and claimed £120 towards them but have still overpaid by £85. The rates ..." Read review
13.01.2006

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Community Level 1jcayley

jcayley

Pays for my new Glasses & trips to the Dentist

AdvantagesPays for my new Glasses & trips to the Dentist

DisadvantagesDifferent to Private Medical Insurance

"Been using Westfield for a few years now - really chuffed with it as have just managed to claim the full amount for my new Armani glasses. Plus all my trips for the dentist are paid for and they do a load of other stuff like physio as well - I'm paying about £14 per month - thoroughly recommended. wow just realised i need to do 60 odd more words - i think westfields prices are pretty good - my folks always used to pay for it when me and my sisters ..." Read review
17.10.2005

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