December 2012

Laya Healthcare release Total Health Select and Total Health Choice 01.12.2012

Laya healthcare will release two new plans on 1 December 2012.

Total Health Select (€1204.50) will provide cover for a private room in a public hospital and a semi-private room in a private hospital. The plan covers maternity accommodation costs of €3,500. There are significant out patient benefits such as 75% back on GP and consultants and 50% back on alternative practioners, with a €1 outpatient excess.

Total Health Choice (874.44) will provide cover for a private room in a...

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Dec
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Glohealth price reduction on Best Plan 01.12.2012

GloHealth will reduce the cost of their Best Plan on 1 December 2012. Adult prices will be reduced from €1025 per adult to €990 per adult. Child and Student prices will remain the same.

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

1st
Dec
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Vhi launch two new PMI plans 01.12.2012

Vhi will launch PMI 30 12 and PMI 31 12 on 1 December 2012.

PMI 30 12 (€961.11) will provide cover for a private room in a public hospital and a semi-private room in a private hospital. Specified hip, knee and shoulder replacement surgery and cataract surgery is covered 80% in private hospitals. There is a maternity accommodation grant of €3,500. Outpatient benefits, such as €60 per consultant visit, carry an outpatient excess of €125 per year.

PMI 31 12 (€1016.66) will provide...

1st
Dec
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Aviva special offer on Family Value plan 01.12.2012

Aviva Health will offer reduced premiums for children aged 5-17 (€128 per child) on Family Value plan from 1 December 2012 to 31 December 2012 inclusive. Children aged 0-4 will be charged €228 per child. Adult premiums will also be discounted by €100 per adult (€834 per adult). The fourth + child will be €76 per child.

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

1st
Dec
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GloHealth benefit change to Ultimate plan 01.12.2012

GloHealth will introduce a €200 excess per night on private room accommodation in the Blackrock Clinic, the Mater Private and the Beacon Hospital on their Ultimate plan from 1 December 2012.

This benefit change will apply to all new and renewing customers.

1st
Dec
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GloHealth reduce premiums on Ultimate Plan and offer free cover to under 3's 01.12.2012

GloHealth will reduce the adult price of Ultimate Plan on 1 December 2012. Adult premiums will be reduced from €3115 to €2525 per adult.

GloHealth will also offer free cover to children under 3 on Ultra Plan and Ultimate Plan on 1 December.

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

1st
Dec
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Laya Healthcare release two new plans; Total Health Plus and Total Health (No Excess) 01.12.2012

Laya healthcare will release two new plans on 1 December 2012.

Total Health (No Excess) (€1018.70 per adult) will provide cover for a private room in a public hospital and a semi-private room in a private hospital. A maternity accommodation grant of €3,500 is provided. There are significant outpatient benefits, which typically provide €20 per visit to a practitioner, with an individual outpatient excess of €220 per year.

Total Health Plus (€1028.69 per adult) will provide cover...

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Dec
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GloHealth launch new plan; Better Plan Ultra Cash 01.12.2012

GloHealth will launch a new plan; Better Plan Ultra Cash (€1057.76 per adult) on 1 December 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 €100 per claim. There is a €2,000 co-payment on certain orthopaedic and ophthalmic procedures in private hospitals.The plan provides significant outpatient benefits, such as 50% back for GP, dentist and alternative practitioners,...

1st
Dec
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Vhi release HealthPlus Excess 150 01.12.2012

Vhi Healthcare will release a new plan; HealthPlus Excess 150 (€1175 per adult) on 1 December 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 €150 excess on private hospital claims. A maternity accommodation grant of €3,150 is also provided.  Day-to-day benefits are provided for alternative practitioners, GP's and physiotherapists, such as €13 back per visit or €39 back for consultants, with an...

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Dec
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Vhi will increase premiums on PMI 19 11 on 01.12.2012

Vhi Healthcare will increase premiums on PMI 19 11 on 1 December 2012. Adult premiums will increase from €888.89 to €977.78 per adult. Child premiums (1-3) will increase from €316.66 to €348.33 per child (1-3). Student premiums will increase from €384.45 to €422.90 per student.

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

1st
Dec
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Laya Healthcare price changes on 5 plans 01.12.2012.

Laya healthcare will change the premiums on 5 plans on 1 December 2012.

Health Sense Excess will increase from €811 to €890 per adult. The first and second child or student premium will increase from €271.45 to €298 per child/student. The third and fourth+ child or student premium will increase from €234.19 to €257 per child/student.

Simply Health Starter will increase...

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Dec
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Aviva Health launch new Health Plan 03 plan 01.12.2012

Aviva Health will launch a new plan; Health Plan 03, on 1 December 2012.

Health Plan 03 (€930.20) will provide full cover for a private room in public hospitals and cover for a semi-private room in a private hospital, subject to a €125 excess per private hospital claim. There is a €2,000 co-payment on certain orthopaedic procedures.  Health Plan 03 offers up to €35 x 7 on visits such as GP, dentist and physiotherapist visits subject to a €50 excess.  This plan also offers a €3,450...

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Dec
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Vhi price and benefit change on PMI 18 11 plan 22.12.2012

Vhi will increase premiums on PMI 18 11 on 22 December 2012. Adult premiums will increase from €927.66 to €973.78 per adult. Child (1-3) premiums will increase from €322.63 to €339.50 per child. Student premiums will increase from €351.66 to €369.11 per student.

Full cover will be provided for Mammograms from this date also.

These changes apply to all new and renewing customers from 22 December 2012.

22nd
Dec
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Vhi price and benefit change on PMI 32 12 plan 23.12.2012

Vhi will increase premiums on PMI 32 12 from 23 December 2012. Adult premiums will increase from €1033.34 to €1085 per adult. Child (1-3) and student premiums will increase from €366.66 to €385 per child/student.

The benefit provided for Mammograms will increase from 50% to 100% from this date also.

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

23rd
Dec
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Vhi remove Wellness coaching benefit from 7 plans 28.12.2012

Vhi will remove the Wellness coaching benefit from the Wellness package on the following plans on 28 December 2012:

PMI 11 11
PMI 12 11
PMI 16 11
WellPlus 1
WellPlus 1 Excess
WellPlus 2
WeellPlus 3

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

28th
Dec
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Vhi price and/or benefit changes to 13 plans on 28.12.2013.

Vhi will increase the premiums of the following 11 plans by 2-15% on 28 December 2012.

WellPlus 1
WellPlus 1 Excess
PMI 03 11
PMI 05 11
PMI 07 11
PMI 23 11
PMI 24 11
PMI 25 11
PMI 28 12
PMI 30 12
PMI 31 12

The following 13 plans will have the benefit for Mammograms increased to full cover;

PMI 05 11
PMI 06 11
PMI 07 11
PMI 10 11
PMI 14 11
PMI 15 11
PMI 23 11
PMI 24 11
PMI 25 11...

28th
Dec
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Vhi price and benefit change on 4 PMI plans 28.12.2012

Vhi Healthcare will amend the prices and benefits of PMI 01 11, PMI 21 11 and PMI 22 11 on the 28 December 2012.

PMI 01 11 will increase from €975.91 to €1,033.34 per adult. Child (1-3) and student premiums will increase from €346.29    to €366.66 per child student. The outpatient excess will be reduced from 25 to €1 per person per year.

PMI 21 11 premiums will decrease...

28th
Dec
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Vhi increase certain scan benefits on 39 plans 31.12.2013

Vhi Healthcare will increase the benefit for mammograms to 100% cover on thirty plans. Six plans will see their Dexa scan cover increase to 100% and 3 further plans will see their Dexa scan benefit increase to 75%.

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

31st
Dec
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