By Zoran Dakovic
(WINDSOR, ON) – “Best Doctors” is major component of Sun Life’s “Critical Illness” insurance coverage. It comes built into the policy at no extra charge. Anyone that has an active policy in place gets access to this one a kind feature. Over the past 20 years, Best Doctors has completed over 20,000 Inter-Consultations, resulting in a change in diagnosis 22% of the time and a change in treatment plans 61% of the time.
The service enables members who are faced with a serious critical illness condition to obtain guidance on their diagnosis and treatment from the world’s top physicians; they’re regarded by their peers as experts in their field.
Best Doctors was founded in 1989 by doctors affiliated with the Harvard Medical School. They continue to give the insured access to the expertise of top physicians in over 400 sub-specialties of medicine in the United States, Canada and around the world.
If you have a critical illness, Best Doctors can connect you and your treating physician with world renowned specialists to confirm the right diagnosis and the right treatment options without you having to leave home. By providing on-going support and advice, Best Doctors can help you make informed decisions about your health care. While your critical illness insurance coverage is in force, you can access Best Doctors services if you suspect you have a serious medical condition1 even if it is not a medical condition stated in your policy.
Best Doctors services include:
- Inter-Consultation – An in-depth review of your medical files by Best Doctors world renowned specialists to confirm the right diagnosis and right treatment options, without you having to leave home or change doctors.
- FindBestDoc – If you don’t have a specialist, Best Doctors will complete a customized search using their global database of 50,000 specialists for the best qualified medical expert to meet your specific needs.
- FindBestCare – If out of country care is necessary, Best Doctors will access hospital and doctor discounts, ensure vital information is sent to the medical specialists involved and can provide assistance for medical appointments, travel and accommodation arrangements.
- Best Doctors 360 – Helps you navigate through the healthcare system by providing information that is individually tailored to meet your healthcare needs.
- Family use – If your spouse or dependent children has a serious medical condition1 they have unlimited use of Best Doctors services at no charge.
Zoran Dakovic is a financial adviser with Sun Life Financial. You may contact him at 519-739-7777 extension 2245 or by email.