November 2014

Laya Healthcare end of half price children on Essential Connect Family 01.11.2014

Laya Healthcare will end their offer of half price children on their Essential Connect Family on 1 November 2014. Child and students prices will increase to €307.70 per child/student on this date.

This price will apply to all new and renewing customers from 1 November.

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Nov
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VHI will end half price children and students offer from 01.11.2014

VHI will end their half price children and students offer on 1 November 2014.

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

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Nov
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GloHealth benefit changes 01.11.2014.

The Better Pro plan will include cover for St Patrick's hospital from 1 November 2014

The Activate More Cash plan policy limit will increase from €3,000 to €4,500 per year from this date.

These changes will apply to all new and renewing customers from the 1 November 2014.

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Nov
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Vhi benefit changes 01.11.2014

Orthoptists will be added to the list of approved outpatient practitioners for the Alternative Practitioners benefit on the following plans on 1 November 2014:

Health Choice
HealthPlus Excess 250
One Plan Access Plus
Health Extra
HealthPlus Extra
One Plan Complete
Health Platinum
HealthPlus Platinum
One Plan Extra
HealthPlus Access
PMI 03 11
Parents & Kids – Excess 150
HealthPlus Choice
HealthPlus...

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Nov
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Aviva Health rate change on 6 plans 01.11.2014

Aviva Health will change the premiums of the following 6 plans:

The premiums for children aged  0-4 years on Family Value plan will reduce from €282.20 to €262 per child 1-3 and for children aged 5-17 will reduce from €219.70 to €169 per child 1-3.

Be Fit 1 adult premiums will reduce from €1117.90 to €1062.20 per adult. Student premiums will decrease from €529.10 to €...

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Nov
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Aviva will launch 4 new plans on 01.11.2014

Aviva will launch 4 new plans on 1 November 2014. These are:

Health Plan 01 (€1101.20 per adult, €360.50 per student, €301.70 per child 1-3 and €108 per child 4+) will cover a private room in publichospitals and a semi-private room in private hospitals with a €125 excess per claim. An orthopaedic co-payment of €2000 will apply to listed procedures in private hospitals. It will also provide 3 nights cover for maternity in public hospitals. There are limited outpatient...

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Nov
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Health Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2014 06.11.2014

The Department of Health published the Health Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2014 on 6 November 2014. Among the measures included in the Bill is giving insurers discretion from 1 May 2015 to charge discounted premiums for young adults in the age range 18-20 of not more than 50% of the adult premium and in the age range of 21-25 of 50-100% of the adult premium.

Additionally there will no longer be a requirement for a young adult to be a student or dependent on an adult on the policy in...

6th
Nov
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Aviva Health reduce premiums on Health Plan 07 08.11.2014

Health Plan 07 adult premiums will reduce from €1538 to €1346.10 per adult. Student premiums will reduce from €662.60 to €562.10 per student and children from €457.70 to €396.40 per child 1-3.

These premiums apply to all new and renewing customers from 8 November 2014.

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Nov
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GloHealth rate change 09.11.2014

Glohealth will change premiums on Better Choice and Best Choice plans on 9 November 2014:

1. The half price kids offer for children over 4 will end. The Better Choice child premium will increase from €136 to €272, the Best Choice kids premium will increase from €146 to €292.
2. Children under 3 will go free on both plans.
3. Children aged 3-4 will be half price (...

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Nov
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GloHealth launch Better Plan Select Cash 13.11.2014

GloHealth will launch a new plan Better Plan Select Cash on 13 November 2014.

Better Plan Select cash (€1,210 per adult, €605 per student and €360 per child) will provide cover for a private room in a public hospital and cover for day case and a semi-private room in a private hospital with a €75 excess per private hospital claim. There is also cover in The Blackrock Clinic, the Mater Private and the Beacon Clinic for day case procedures with a €75 excess per claim and 90% cover for...

13th
Nov
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GloHealth launch Better Plan Select Cash 13.11.2014

GloHealth will launch a new plan Better Plan Select Cash on 13 November 2014.

Better Plan Select cash (€1,210 per adult, €605 per student and €360 per child) will provide cover for a private room in a public hospital and cover for day case and a semi-private room in a private hospital with a €75 excess per private hospital claim. There is also cover in The Blackrock Clinic, the Mater Private and the Beacon Clinic for day case procedures with a €75 excess per claim and 90% cover for...

13th
Nov
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GloHealth rate change 26.12.2014

Glohealth will change premiums on Net More 500 and Net Most 500 plans:

The Net More 500 adult premium will increase from €620 to €679, childrens premium will increase from €216 to €240 and students premium will increase from €310 to €339.50.
The Net Most 500 adult premium will increase from €660 to €723, childrens premium will increase from €236 to €260 and students premium will increase from €330 to €361.50.

These premiums apply to all new and renewing customers from 26...

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Nov
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GloHealth launch Better Advantage plan 27.11.2014

GloHealth will launch a new plan, Better Advantage on 27 November 2014.

Better Advantage (€1,039 per adult, €519.50 per student, €272 per child over 4, €136 per child of 3 years, children under 3 go free) will provide cover for a private room in a public hospital and a semi-private room in a private hospital with a €100 excess per private hospital claim. There is also cover for day case procedures with a €50 excess per claim and 90% cover for listed cardiac procedures and listed...

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Nov
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