Cigna Fee Schedule
The Clinical Coding and Schedule Development (CCSD) schedule contains the standard codes for procedures and the industry standard codes for diagnostic tests for the UK private health care sector. The key initiative is to develop a common set of codes and descriptions across the industry.
Codes have been updated to accurately describe today’s medical practice. New codes have been added, split or merged to be more in-line with the current set of procedures practised for a particular specialty. A significant number of codes have been deleted. Please go to ccsd.org.uk to view these codes and to learn more about the objectives of CCSD.
Cigna Fee Schedule
The Cigna Fee Schedule contains fair and reasonable maximum fees. These fees are based on complexity, duration and comparison of one procedure to another, as well as information from our claims experience and other schedules available in the United Kingdom. Due to the evolving medical practice, the complexities of procedures may change slowly over time. Our approach to specialist fees is under regular review; a formal review takes place annually and fees can go up, as well as down.
Specialists in private practice should advise their patients of the likely costs of treatment proactively. When professional fees are likely to exceed the Cigna Fee Schedule limits, patients should be given a written estimate and advised to contact Cigna before treatment takes place. Surgeon and anaesthetist fees represent a significant element of total private medical insurance claims and as such, have a major effect on premiums. For these to remain affordable, doctors, hospitals and insurers need to work together to provide quality health care at a reasonable and realistic cost.
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Read important information about our fees including certain procedures, unlisted, bilateral and multiple procedures, anaesthesia and sedation, standby fees and the use of second specialists.