July 2014

Aviva release 3 new Be Fit plans 01.07.2014

Be Fit 1
Be Fit 2
Be Fit 3

Be Fit 1 plan (€1,117.90 per adult, €366.20 per child 1-3, €108 child 4, €529.10 per student 1-3 and €319.20 student 4) provides cover for a private room in a public hospital, a semi-private room in a private hospital, a private room in the Beacon Clinic and day case cover in The Blackrock Clinic, Mater Private and Beacon Clinic private hospitals. Cover is also provided for listed cardiac procedures and listed special procedures in...

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Jul
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Aviva release 4 new Focus plans 01.07.2014

Aviva Health will release 4 new Focus plans on 1 July 2014:
First Focus 300
First Focus 500
Future Focus 300
Future Focus 500

First Focus 300 (€765 per adult, €230 per child 1-3, €108 child 4, €382.50 per student 1-3 and €319.20 student 4) and First Focus 500 (€665 per adult, €225 per child 1-3, €108 child 4, €332.50 per student 1-3 and €319.20 child 4) provide cover for 33 public hospitals. 27 public hospitals are not covered....

1st
Jul
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VHI will offer half price children and students on Nurses Plan Select plans from 07.07.2014

VHI will offer half price children and students from 1 July on the their Nurses Plan Select plan, premiums will decrease from €287.50 to €143.72 per child 1-3 and from €385.25 to €192.60 per student.

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

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Jul
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Laya offer half price children and students on Essential Connect Family plan 1.07.2014

Laya will offer half price children and students from 1 July on the their Essential Connect Family plan, premiums will decrease from €307.70 to €153.85 per child and student.

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

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Jul
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Aviva will offer reduced child rates on Family Focus plan 01.07.2014

Aviva will offer reduced child rates on their Family Focus plan from 1 July 2014.

Rates for children aged 0-4 will be reduced from €310 to €260 and for children aged 5-17 from €300 to €199.

Fourth and subsequent children will be charged €108. 

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

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Jul
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GloHealth launch new plan, Best Plan Ultimate Cash II 01.07.2014

GloHealth will launch a new plan; Best Plan Ultimate Cash II (€1,593.76 per adult, €759.38 per student and €421.88 per child over 3, children under 3 go free) on 1 July.

This plan will provide cover for a private room in a public hospital and a semi-private room in a private hospital with no excess. There is also cover for day case procedures, listed cardiac procedures and 90% cover for listed special procedures in The Blackrock Clinic, the Mater Private and the Beacon Clinic.  There...

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Jul
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Minister Reilly announces Lifetime Community Rating 07.07.2014

Press Release from the Department of Health

Minister for Health Dr. James Reilly TD, announced today (Monday 7 July 2014) that he has signed into law a new measure, Lifetime Community Rating, to encourage people to take out private health insurance at a younger age, thereby helping to control premium inflation across the health insurance market.

Community rated markets depend on a continuing entry of younger people. Younger people claim less on average and,...

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