The Health Insurance Authority is the State body that regulates the private health insurance market in Ireland.

Information about health insurance

Health insurance doesn’t need to be confusing. We’re here to make things clear. Read our FAQ if you have a question about health insurance, or search our glossary of health insurance terms if there is a word in your health insurance policy that you don’t understand.

Not sure if you’re on the right health insurance plan? Compare plans from Irish Life Health, Laya Healthcare, and Vhi Healthcare using our free comparison tool to find a plan that fits your health needs and budget.

Contact us

We have lots of helpful information about health insurance on our website, including our free comparison tool.

If you want to speak to us directly, contact us by phone or by email. Our consumer information line is open Monday to Friday from 9:30am to 12:45pm and 2pm to 5pm.

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