May 2012

Vhi reduce premiums One Plan Sport 01.05.2012

Vhi Healthcare will reduce premiums on One Plan Sport from 1 May to 31 May inclusive. Premiums will be reduced as follows:

One Plan Sport premiums:

  up to 30 April 2012 from 1-31 May 2012 from 1 June 2012
Adult €927.60 €834.84 €895
Child (1-3) €463.80 €417....
1st
May
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Quinn Healthcare change of underwriter and rebranding 01.05.2012

Quinn Healthcare policies will, from 1 May 2012, be underwritten by Elips Insurances Limited rather than by Quinn Insurance Limited (under administration).

Existing Quinn Healthcare customers who renew after 1 May 2012, will transfer to Elips Insurance Ltd. as the new underwriter.

Quinn Healthcare have also announced they will undertake a rebranding on 14 May 2012 and will be called laya healthcare from this date.

 

 

1st
May
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Vhi change premiums on Teachers Plan and Nurses Plan 15.05.2012

Vhi Healthcare will increase premiums on Teachers plan and Nurses plan on 15 May 2012.

Teachers plan will increase from €1,051.67 per adult to €1,122.22 per adult. Student premiums will increase from €378.30 to €405 per student. Child premiums will stay the same.

Nurses plan premiums will increase to the same premiums....

15th
May
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Vhi premium and benefit changes to Company Plan Plus Level 1.2 - 15.05.2012

Vhi Healthcare will increase the premiums of Company Plan Plus Level 1.2 on 15 May 2012. Adult premiums will increase from €1,035 to €1,060 per adult. Student and child premiums (1-3) will increase from €362.20 to €375 per child/student.

Benefit changes will also apply to this plan as follows:

  • Benefit provided for the Blackrock Clinic and the Mater Private for non-listed procedures will...
15th
May
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Vhi name, benefit and price changes to Teachers and Nurses One Plan 250 15.05.2012

Vhi will change the names of Teachers One Plan 250 and Nurses One Plan 250 on the 15 May 2012, to Teachers Plan Select and Nurses Plan Select.

Both plans will increase in price from €823.20 per adult to €955.56 per adult. Child premiums will increase from €235.60 to €250 per child (1-3). Student premiums will increase from €294....

15th
May
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Vhi release PMI 28 12 plan 15.05.2012

Vhi Healthcare will release PMI 28 12 (€915.55 per adult, €162.22 per child (1-3) and €367.11 per student) on 15 May 2012. This plan will provide cover for a private room in a public hospital and a semi-private room in a private hospital with a private hospital inpatient excess of €75 per claim. There is 80% cover provided for certain orthopaedic and ophthalmic procedures in private hospitals. There is a maternity...

15th
May
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Aviva Health price increase 16.05.2012

Aviva Health will increase their premiums by 2.7% on 16 May 2012. This price increase will apply to all plans except the Level 2 Hospital plan suite.

These prices will apply to all new and renewing customers from this date.

 

16th
May
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Aviva Health new benefit on all plans 16.05.2012

Aviva Health will provide a new benefit called ‘Back Up' on all its hospital and combined plans on 16 May 2012. This benefit provides a free physiotherapy consultation and should a treatment programme be required, the consumer will pay a once off fee of €50 and the remaining treatment sessions shall be free. Treatment programmes can be provided with up to 8 sessions and up to 2 personalised treatment programmes can be claimed for in one year.

This benefit will be available to all...

16th
May
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Laya Healthcare launch two new plans, Health Smart and Health Smart Family 21.05.2012

Laya healthcare (formerly Quinn Healthcare) will launch two new plans on 21 May 2012; Health Smart and Health Smart Family.

Health Smart (€775 per adult) will provide full cover for a private room in a public hospital and a semi-private room in a private hospital (including the Beacon hospital) with a €125 private hospital inpatient excess per claim. A maternity accommodation grant of €4,000 is available. There are significant out-patient benefits, which typically provide €20 x 12...

21st
May
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HIA publishes national survey 24.05.2012

The Health Insurance Authority will release a consumer survey on the Irish Private Health Insurance Market in Ireland on 24 May 2012. This publication can be found under our Publications tab:

http://www.hia.ie/publication/consumer-surveys/

Please see our Press Release section for further details.

http://www.hia.ie/publication/press-releases/

24th
May
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