HealthPlan Support

To make Saga HealthPlan Support even more affordable for the over 50s it covers only the surgical aspects of cancer treatment. All other aspects, including chemotherapy, would need to be treated on the NHS.

Saga HealthPlan Support is only available over the telephone. Please call 0800 015 0226 for more information.

Key features

  • Prompt access for eligible in-patient and day-patient treatment
  • A choice of private UK hospitals from our extensive list
  • 24 hour access to the Saga GP Service.

Are there any exclusions compared to Saga HealthPlan Super?

Saga HealthPlan Support does not cover you for the following: non-surgical treatment of cancer including any radiotherapy or chemotherapy, complementary therapies, recuperative care, nursing at home, a private ambulance, treatment of dental conditions (unless you select our optional Health Cash Benefits Cover), and any benefit marked with an cross in the table above.

Benefits: Saga HealthPlan Support

Benefits available Notes
In-patient and day-patient treatment
Hospital charges tick Treatment can take place in any hospital from the Saga Countrywide Hospital List
Specialists' fees* tick
Diagnostic tests including pathology and radiology tick
Radiotherapy/chemotherapy cross
Psychiatric treatment cross
Out-patient treatment
Surgical procedures tick  
Specialist consultations* cross
Diagnostic tests including pathology and radiology cross
Practioner and Physiotherapy charges*
Therapist, Homeopath and Acupuncturist charges* cross
Radiotherapy/chemotherapy cross  
Out-patient CT, MRI and PET scans cross
Psychiatric treatment cross  
Additional benefits
NHS cash benefit tick £100 per night, per person, up to a maximum of
£2000 per policy year
Options and features
Saga Fast Track Appointments Service
 tick Our Fast Track Appointments Service can make it quicker and easier for you to arrange any specialist appointments you need. 
Saga GP Telephone Consultation Service   tick Confidential GP helpline, access 24 hours a day, 365 days a year 
Optional Health Cash Benefits Cover tick Cover for your everyday healthcare expenses 
Choice of optional excess tick Choose from £100, £250, £500, £750 and £1,000
4-week wait option tick See our ways to reduce your premium section
Choice of hospitals tick See Saga Countrywide Hospital List or our Fixed Fast Track option
No Claim Discount tick Automatic introductory discount
Optional No Claim Discount Protection tick  

* We pay charges up to the level within the published Schedule of Procedures and Fees. For a full list of the benefits, please refer to the HealthPlan Support Membership Handbook.

Is there a maximum amount I can claim in any one year?

No. There is no overall maximum limit to the amount that you can claim in one policy year, although there are limits on some of the benefits.