Vhi will change the screening benefit on all Lifestages plans, Company plans and plans D and E from 1st April 2010. The benefit for all plans will be a cardiovascular risk assessment and type two diabetes screening in a Vhi screening centre. This screening is fully covered every two years.
The pre/post natal benefit will increase from €255 to €300 on Plan B Parents and Kids and Plan B Excess Parents and Kids. This benefit will increase from €385 to €400 on Plan B Option Parents and Kids for all new and renewing customers from 1st April 2010.
Vhi will reduce cover on their Teachers and Nurses plans from full cover for a private room in a private hospital to full cover for a semi-private room in a private hospital. The semi-private rate will be provided for private rooms. This change will apply to all new and renewing customers from 1st April 2010.