The Health Insurance Authority is a statutory regulator of the private health insurance market in Ireland.

Consumer information

We strive to help consumers make informed decisions, with information on their rights as consumers of health insurance and the health insurance services available to them.

Here we provide free to use and comprehensive information about what consumers need to know when purchasing a health insurance contract and plans available.


For free impartial information on your health insurance cover, contact our consumer advisory service on the phone number below or feel free to email us!

Opening Hours

Monday – Friday

9.30am – 12.45pm & 2pm – 5pm

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The business of private health insurance in Ireland is regulated by a number of acts which the Authority adheres to.


Section 8 of the Freedom of Information Act 2014, requires FOI bodies such as the HIA to prepare and publish as much information as possible in an open and accessible manner on a routine basis outside of FOI, having regard to the principles of openness, transparency, and accountability.