August 2013

Laya price changes 01.08.2013

Laya Healthcare will change premiums on 4 plans on 1 August 2013.

Health Smart adult premiums will be increased from €976.50 to €1220.62 per adult, student and child prices will be increased from €245.70 to €307.13 per child/student.

Health Smart Family adult premiums will be increased from €1228.50 to €1535.62 per adult, student and child prices will be increased from...

1st
Aug
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Vhi rate and benefit changes to PMI plans 01.08.2013

Vhi will change the premiums of PMI 10 11, PMI 12 11, PMI 14 11, PMI 16 11 and PMI 29 12 on 1 August. The premiums will increase by an average of 2%.

The following benefit changes will be applied on the same date...

1st
Aug
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Laya will release new plans; Simply Health Connect and Health Sense Connect on 01.08.2013

Laya Healthcare will release Simply Health Connect (€960 per adult, €320 per student/child) on 1 August 2013. This plan provides cover for a semi-private room in a public hospital, a semi-private room in a private hospital with an excess of €50 or €175 and day case and cardiac cover in the Blackrock Clinic, the Mater Private and the Beacon Hospital, with an excess of €250 per claim.

There is a maternity accommodation grant of €3,...

1st
Aug
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VHI release new plan; PMI 35 13 on 01.08.2013

VHI will release PMI 35 13 (€1,060 per adult, €375 for child 1-3 and €390 for student 1-3) on 1 August 2013.

This product provides cover for a private room in public hospitals, a semi private room in private hospitals and day case cover in Blackrock Clinic, Beacon and Mater Private hospitals with a €100 excess per private hospital claim.

Specified hip, knee and shoulder joint replacement procedures will be covered up to 80...

1st
Aug
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GloHealth launch new plan, Better Plan Excess Cash 01.08.2013

GloHealth will launch a new plan; Better Plan Excess Cash (€999 per adult, €499.50 per student and €272 per child, children under 3 go free) on 1 August 2013.

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 procedures in private hospitals.

The plan...

1st
Aug
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Laya will release a new plan, ConnectCare on 09.08.2013

Laya Healthcare will release ConnectCare (€990 per adult, €354.32 per student/child) on 9 August 2013. This plan provides cover for a semi-private room in a public hospital, a semi-private room in a private hospital (including the Beacon Hospital) with a €50 excess per claim and day case and cardiac cover in the Blackrock Clinic and the Mater Private with a €175 excess per claim.

There is a maternity accommodation grant of €3,500...

9th
Aug
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VHI release new plan, Healthplus Select 15.08.2013

VHI will release HealthPlus Select (€1,405 per adult, €378 for child 1-3 and €513 for student 1-3) on 15 August 2013.

This product provides cover for a semi-private room in 22 public hospitals, a semi-private room in listed private hospitals and 90% cover for listed cardiac and special procedures in the Blackrock Clinic, Beacon and Mater Private hospitals. 35 public hospital are not covered; ask Vhi for details.

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15th
Aug
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Vhi rate and benefit change to PMI 18 11 22.08.2013

Vhi will change the premiums of PMI 18 11 on 22 August 2013.

The adult premiums will increase from €973.78 to €1011.11 per adult, Children 1-3 will increase from €339.50 to €352.22 per child and students from €369.11 to €384.45 per student.

The following benefit changes will be applied on the same date:

Removal of Hermitage Medical Clinic and Galway Clinic private hospitals.

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

22nd
Aug
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VHI benefit changes to Company Plan Extra Level 3 22.08.2013

VHI will change benefits on Company Plan Extra Level 3 on 22.08.2013.

The out-patient Clinical Psychology benefit refunds will be increased from €40 x 12 visits to €150 x 12 visits.

The inpatient psychiatric cover will be reduced from 180 days to 100 days.

The benefit for maternity accommodation in private hospitals and home birth will be increased from €3,500 to €3,600.

A new sports injury programme will be added. This benefit will include full cover for 2...

22nd
Aug
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VHI release 2 new plans, One Plan Family and One Plan 150 on 22.08.2013

VHI will release One Plan 150 (€865 per adult, €230 for child 1-3 and €320 for students) on 22 August 2013.

This product provides cover for a semi-private room in public hospitals and a semi-private room in private hospitals with a €150 excess for the first two private hospital claims per year. Specified hip, knee and shoulder replacement surgery and cataract surgery is covered 60% in private hospitals. There is no cover for the Blackrock Clinic, the Mater Private, the Hermitage...

22nd
Aug
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VHI will offer half price children on 4 plans from 22.08.2013

VHI will offer half price children from 22 August to 22 October inclusive on One Plan Family (new plan, €131 per child 1-3), Parents and Kids Excess (€131.38 per child 1-3), Teachers Plan Select (€136.87 per child 1-3) and Nurses Plan Select (€136.87 per child 1-3).

These premiums will apply to all new and renewing...

22nd
Aug
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