May 2014

Vhi rate changes 01.05.2014

Vhi will increase child premiums on One Plan Family and Parents & Kids Excess on 1 May 2014.

One Plan Family premums for children will increase from €134 to €268 per child (1-3). Parents and Kids Excess premiums for children will increase from €138 to €276 per child (1-3).

VHI will change the premiums of PMI 28 12...

1st
May
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Laya Healthcare will release ConnectChoice 500 on 01.05.2014

Laya Healthcare will release ConnectChoice 500 (€1,080 per adult, €352 per student/child) on 1 May 2014.

This plan provides cover for a private room in a public hospital and a semi-private room in private hospitals (including the Beacon) with a €500 excess per private hospital claim.

Full cover is provided for certain cardiac procedures in the Blackrock Clinic, Mater Private and Beacon private hospitals with no excess....

1st
May
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Laya Healthcare will release ConnectCare 500 on 01.05.2014

Laya Healthcare will release ConnectCare 500 (€1,100 per adult, €372 per student/child) on 1 May 2014.

This plan provides cover for a private room in a public hospital and a semi-private room in private hospitals
(including the Beacon) with a €500 excess per private hospital claim.

Full cover is provided for certain cardiac procedures in the Blackrock Clinic, Mater Private and Beacon private hospitals with no excess...

1st
May
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Laya Healthcare will increase premiums on their Essential Connect Family plan on 01.05.2014

Laya Healthcare will increase premiums on their Essential Connect Family plan on 1 May 2014.

The premiums will increase from €900 per adult and €195 per student/child to €968.97 per adult and €307.70 per student/child.

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

1st
May
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Laya Healthcare will introduce orthopaedic co-payment on 2 hospitals 01.05.2014

From 1 May 2014 Laya Healthcare will be introducing a co-payment for 5 listed orthopaedic procedures (hip and knee replacement) for the Galway Clinic & the Beacon Hospital for the following schemes for new and renewing customers.

Advantage 125 Choice
Advantage 125 Explore
Advantage 125 Plus
Advantage 250 Choice
Advantage 250 Explore
Advantage 250 Plus
Advantage 500 Choice...

1st
May
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Laya Healthcare will release SimplyHealth Choice on 02.05.201414.

Laya Healthcare will release SimplyHealth Choice (€1,175 per adult, €384 per student/child) on 2 May 2014.

This plan provides cover for a private room in a public hospital, a semi-private room in private hospitals with a €50 or €175 excess per private hospital claim, depending on which private hospital you're attending.

Full cover is provided for certain cardiac procedures in the Blackrock Clinic, Mater Private and Beacon private hospitals with no excess. Non cardiac...

2nd
May
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Vhi rate change Nurses Plan Select 08.05.2014

Vhi will increase child premiums on Nurses Plan Select on 8 May 2014. Premiums for children will increase from €143.75 to €287.50 per child (1-3).

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

8th
May
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GloHealth changes to personalised packages 12.05.2014

Glohealth will make changes to the benefits of 4 personalised packages on 12 May 2014.

The Dental & Optical package will include Specsavers and the Whitehouse as new providers.

The Complementary Therapy Package and Women and Mens Health package will allow the benefit for a dietician to also be claimed for a nutritionist.

The...

12th
May
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GloHealth release 2 new outpatient plans 12.05.2014

Glohealth will release 2 new health insurance outpatient plans; More Daily Care (€120 per adult, €60 per student/child) and Most Daily Care (€176 per adult, €88 per student and per child over 3, children under 3 go free) on 12 May 2014.

These plans will provide benefits such as cash back for GP cover, routine dental and optical cover and physiotherapy.
More Daily care typically provides €20 X  3 visits to certain practitioners.
Most Daily care typically provides €25 X  5...

12th
May
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GloHealth to release new plans on 12.05.2014

There are three hospitals networks a consumer can choose: 
 
Net One – a selected public hospital network
Net More – a selected public and private hospital network with a €100, €300 or €500 excess per private hospital claim.
Net Most – a selected public and comprehensive private hospital network with a €100, €300 or €500 excess per private hospital claim.
 
Once a consumer has chosen a network they can then...

12th
May
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Consumer Survey 2014

The HIA has published a consumer survey for 2014. Please see our publications section to view the report.

23rd
May
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Aviva plan withdrawals 23.05.2014

Aviva will withdraw the following products on 23 May 2014:

Total Life Level 1 with day-to-day A
Total Life Level 1 with day-to-day 50
Total Life Level 5 with day-to-day A

Members of these plans will be offered a comparable product at renewal.

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

23rd
May
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