About us

Established in 2001 under the Health Insurance Acts, the Health Insurance Authority is a statutory regulator of the private health insurance market.

Consumer helpline

For free impartial information on your health insurance cover, contact our consumer advisory service - 0818 929 166. 

For any additional queries contact - +353 (0)1 406 0080

Opening hours: Monday – Friday 9.30am – 12.45pm & 2pm – 5pm

What we do

Our purpose is to regulate the health insurance market in Ireland in the public interest.

Our Vision

Strategic plan


Information relating to our code of business conduct, protected disclosure and whistle blowing policy, payments, funding and human rights.


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