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You can finance your treatment at King’s Private in a number of ways, including:

  • Private UK medical insurance
  • International insurance
  • Sponsorship by a third party, such as an embassy
  • By self-funding your treatment

This section guides you through the different payment processes. In all cases, the hospital must have confirmation of insurance cover or payment prior to any treatment taking place.

UK insurance

To ensure arranging an appointment at King’s Private is as smooth as possible, we have contracts with the following major medical insurance providers:

  • Aetna Global
  • Allianz / Worldwide
  • Aviva / International
  • AXA PPP / AXA PPP International
  • BUPA / International
  • Cigna / Worldwide
  • Vitalityhealth
  • WPA

If your insurance company does not appear on this list, please contact us.

Your UK insurance policy requires you to have a letter of referral from your GP. You need to authorise your outpatient and inpatient treatment with your insurer and before the start of treatment.

When you have an authorisation letter or number, we will arrange for your appointment or admission and the hospital costs will be invoiced directly to your insurer.

International insurance

We work with many health insurance companies throughout the world. If you have insurance, please provide the policy details when you request an appointment and bring your letter of authorisation to your appointment. Most international insurance companies require you to pay for outpatient treatment, but we can invoice them directly for day case and inpatient stays.

We have agreements with the following international insurance companies:

  • Allianz Worldwide Care
  • Bupa International
  • Canadian Medical Network
  • Cigna International
  • HTH Worldwide
  • International Medical Group
  • Preferred Healthcare

If your insurance company does not appear on this list, please contact us.

Third-party and embassy sponsorship

If you are a government-sponsored patient your embassy will issue a letter of guarantee to cover the cost of your treatment. We must receive this letter before your appointment date to enable treatment to go ahead.

We work with:

  • Bahrain Embassy
  • Cyprus High Commission
  • Dubai Health Authority
  • Egyptian Embassy
  • Greek Consulate
  • Health Authority Abu Dhabi
  • Jordanian Embassy
  • Kuwait Health Office
  • Kuwait Military Office
  • Kuwait Oil Company
  • Qatar Embassy
  • Royal Embassy Of Saudi Arabia
  • United Arab Emirates Embassy
  • United Arab Embassy Military Office

Self-funding patients

We offer more than 400 package prices for a range of straightforward and complex treatments. If you don’t have health insurance and would like to pay for your treatment, we may be able to offer you a package price.

Packages are usually fixed for a certain number of days and can also include the professional fees of your Consultant and Anaesthetist.

For more information, please contact the Patient Centre on +44 (0)20 3299 3192.

Making payment

For your convenience, we accept the following methods of payment:

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • Cash
  • Bank transfers

Payment of deposits may be made directly into our bank account using the following details:

Bank: National Westminster Bank
Bank address: Denmark Hill, Camberwell
Sort code: 50-10-29
Account number: 21651078
IBAN or ABA: GB36 NWBK 5010 29 21651078
Swift Code/BIC: NW BK GB 2L
Account Holder Name: King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Currency: UK £
You should also include your name or Hospital/ Reference number.

If you require additional help, please contact the Patient Centre on +44 (0)20 3299 3192.