January 2011

Aviva rewards offer on Hospital Plan Level 2 01.01.11

Aviva Health will be commencing a rewards offer when customers purchase or renew a Hospital Level 2 plan from 1 to 31 January 2011. Customers who buy or renew this plan during these dates will be able to avail of one reward per policy per household.

Please contact Aviva for more details.

 

1st
Jan
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Vhi release 5 new plans 01.01.11

Vhi Healthcare will release 5 new plans on 1 January 2011. These are PMI 01 11, PMI 02 11, PMI 03 11, PMI 05 11, PMI 07 11.

PMI 01 11 - €775 per adult
This plan gives full cover for a private room in a public hospital and cover for a semi-private room in a private hospital with a €75 excess. There is a maternity grant of €3,500. Out-patient benefits carry a €1 excess and provide day to...

1st
Jan
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Vhi Healthsteps price increase 01.01.11

Vhi Healthcare will increase the premium of their out-patient only Healthsteps plans on the 1 January 2011.

The prices will be increased as follows:

Healthsteps Silver
Adult/Student: from €170 to €175
Child 1-3: from €70 to €72

Healthsteps Gold
Adult/Student: from €300 to €310
Child 1-3:...

1st
Jan
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Quinn Healthcare Price Increase 01.01.11

Quinn Healthcare will be increasing the following plans ranging from 0-24% on their adult premiums on 1 January 2011. These prices will apply to all new and renewing customers.

Essential Starter
Essential
Essential Plus Starter
Essential Health...

1st
Jan
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Vhi increase One Plus 1.10 premiums 02.01.11

Vhi will increase premiums of One Plus 1.10 plan on 2 January 2011. Adult rates will increase from €733.33 to €800 per person. The cost per child 1-3 will increase from €70.37 to €211.11.

Prices will apply to all new and renewing customers from 2 January 2011.

 

2nd
Jan
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HIA e-Government Awards nomination

The Health Insurance Authority is delighted to announce that we have been nominated for the eGovernment Awards 2011 for website redesign and development in the State Body category.

 

Winners will be announced on the 11 March 2011.

e-Government

5th
Jan
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Vhi Price Increase 01.02.2011

Vhi have announced they will increase their premiums from 10%-45% on 1 February 2011. Their most popular plan B Options will increase by 45%. Please see our comparison tool for alternative options.

10th
Jan
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Quinn Healthcare launch Essential Care and Essential Choice 20.01.11

Quinn Healthcare will launch 2 new plans today; Essential Care (€620) and Essential Choice (€495).

Essential Care provides cover for a semi-private room in a public hospital. There is a €3,000 grant towards hospital accommodation and day to day out-patient benefits, which will typically provide benefit of 25% of fees up to 8 visits per year per practitioner.

Essential Choice also provides cover for a semi-private room in a public hospital. There is a maternity benefit of €400...

20th
Jan
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Quinn Healthcare end of special offers 22.01.11

Quinn Healthcare's special offer of free child cover will end on their Essential Starter plan today 21 January, returning child/student prices to €183.60 for the first and second child/student and €135 for the third+ child/student.

The special offer on Essential Health will end today 22 January, bringing the cost of adult premiums to €766.99.

These prices will apply to all new and renewing customers.

 

22nd
Jan
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Aviva end special offer on Level 1 Plan 25.01.11

The special offer of free child cover on Aviva's Level 1 Plan has ended today. Child prices on Level 1 Plan are now €190 for child 1-3 and €44 for the fourth+ children.

 

These prices will apply to all new and renewing customers.

 

25th
Jan
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VHI benefit change 01.02.11

Vhi is reducing orthopaedic and ophthalmic benefits on the following plans for renewals from 1st February 2011. The benefit paid for hospital charges for participating private hospitals for specified hip, knee and shoulder joint replacement procedures and specified ophthalmic procedures is being reduced from 100% of the cost to 80% of the cost.

The products with this benefit change on 1st February are:

Parent & Kids Excess 150
Parent & Kids Excess Plan
Parents...

27th
Jan
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Vhi benefit change 09.02.11

Vhi is reducing orthopaedic and ophthalmic benefits on the following plans for renewals from 9th February. The benefit paid for hospital charges for participating private hospitals for specified hip, knee and shoulder joint replacement procedures and specified ophthalmic procedures is being reduced from 100% of the cost to 80% of the cost.

The plans being changed are as follows Company Plan
Company Plan Extra
Company Plan Extra Excess
Company Plan Extra Level 1
...

27th
Jan
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Vhi releases PMI 08 11 Plan 28.01.11

Vhi have released a new plan today; PMI 08 11 (€712.34). This plan gives full cover private room in a public hospital and cover for a semi-private room in a private hospital with a €150 excess per private hospital claim. There is a €3,200 maternity accommodation grant and €250 towards pre/post natal claims. There are significant day to day benefits which typically allow you to claim back €25 x 7 times per visit towards out-patient visits such as GP and physiotherapy.

28th
Jan
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