Bupa Goldman Sachs Premier Plan - Private Health insurance for Mental health Treatment
Bupa Goldman Sachs Premier Plan is separate from the standard UK Bupa cover. Bupa Goldman Sachs Premier Plan offers a higher level of cover than the standard UK policy and allows you to see a specialist of your choice outside of Bupa UK’s standard, lower level tier.
Can I use my Bupa Goldman Sachs Premier Plan for therapy sessions?
Yes, Bupa Goldman Sachs Premier Plan provides excellent cover for mental health treatment, and we are registered with them.
How do I set this up?
There are two simple steps. First, call us to discuss your needs and select the right specialist for you. Then, once you have made your choice, call your provider with the specialist’s name, who will then approve your claim and issue you an authorisation code.
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A Recent Testimonial
Rosie - Clapham“The British CBT & Counselling Service were not the first people I went to for counselling. In fact I went to two other counsellors in Clapham first. However CBT with these guys was the only type of counselling that worked for me.”
Bupa Goldman Sachs Premier Plan have approved my claim and I have my authorisation code, what now?
Share your membership number and authorisation code with us and your treatment can start.
Bupa Goldman Sachs Premier Plan Frequently Asked Questions
I’ve started therapy but am not sure how many appointments Bupa Goldman Sachs Premier Plan have approved?
A quick call to Bupa Goldman Sachs Premier Plan will confirm the number approved. Typically, they approve an initial amount, for example, 12 sessions, and then ask for a report update from your therapist once these have been held.
I’ve used my approved Bupa Goldman Sachs Premier Plan appointments but don’t feel ready to end therapy, what should I do?
Call us to discuss this. We can prepare a report for Bupa Goldman Sachs Premier Plan which explains why we feel more sessions are required for you and submit it to them on your behalf.
I receive Bupa Goldman Sachs Premier Plan through my employer – Do I have to tell them when using the policy?
No, the entire process is 100% confidential and no details will be shared with anyone.
Won’t my policy costs increase if I use it and my employers will find out that way?
No, the details and usage of your policy are confidential, and your employers do not receive any information relating to how it was used or by whom.
I understand the process now but still have some questions.
Will Bupa Goldman Sachs Premier Plan cover the full cost of my treatment?
Yes, is the usual answer, however, it’s always best to double check as each policy is different. Please call or email us to check.
Is there an excess on my account with Bupa Goldman Sachs Premier Plan?
Policies can have a small excess of £50 to £100. You can check this on your policy documents or by calling Bupa Goldman Sachs Premier Plan.
I’ve started seeing a therapist not in your team, can I change my cover from them to see one of your specialists?
Yes. You have full control over your policy and whom you see. As per the instructions about seeing a new therapist above, a quick call to Bupa Goldman Sachs Premier Plan with the new therapist’s details is all that’s needed to change.
I’ve had some sessions with one of your therapists but it doesn’t feel like the right match, can I change?
Yes, we will do everything possible to ensure we understand the issues with the current therapist and make sure this does not happen again.
I’ve used all my Bupa Goldman Sachs Premier Plan cover but will still like to continue with sessions, is this possible?
Yes, you can continue seeing the same therapist in the same way but as a self-funded patient instead. Please see our Fees Page for details of the costs or call us to discuss.
My marriage is in trouble, will Bupa Goldman Sachs Premier Plan cover this?
Yes, we specialise in relationship counselling and your Bupa Goldman Sachs Premier Plan insurance policy will cover these sessions.
I want to get help for my child, can I use my Bupa Goldman Sachs Premier Plan policy to see someone?
Yes, a large part of the work we do is with children and families. Bupa Goldman Sachs Premier Plan provides high-quality cover for Child, Adolescent, and family therapy.
I have a Bupa Goldman Sachs Premier Plan policy from my work, do I have to inform my employer if I use it for mental health treatment?
No. Our services are completely confidential and neither Bupa Goldman Sachs Premier Plan or our service will share any details of your treatment.
Will my GP know if I use my Bupa Goldman Sachs Premier Plan private health cover with you?
No. Private therapy and counselling sits outside of your medical records and no information is shared with your GP.
Do I need to see a Psychiatrist to have my treatment approved?
No. You self-refer, and no Psychiatrist intervention is required.
I’m changing jobs, what will happen to my Bupa Goldman Sachs Premier Plan coverage?
Your current employer may extend you a grace period whilst you transfer from your existing job into your new one. If your new employer provides health insurance you should be able to simply transfer over to them and continue as before. Call us to discuss and we will investigate the specifics of your situations for you.