Do I need a referral from a GP to claim?

Yes, you need a referral from a GP to claim.

If you see your GP or have a video consultation with one via the Aviva Digital GP app, and they want you to see a specialist, tell them you've got private health insurance with us. 

They’ll then either give you an open referral or a named referral. If you ask for an open referral, we can help you find a hospital and specialist that's covered by your policy. If you’ve chosen our Expert Select hospital option, you’ll always need to ask for an open referral.

Remember to start a claim with us before you have any tests or treatment, so you know if they’re covered or not. 

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