April 2015

HSF will waive waiting periods from 07.04.2015

HSF Health Plans will waive new condition waiting periods for new customers to the health insurance market from 7 April 2015 to 30 June 2015 inclusive. 

This does not include waiting periods for maternity related benefits.

7th
Apr
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Laya Healthcare release Assure First 13.04.2015

Asure First (€395 per adult, €100 per child, €395 per student) will be released on 13 April.

This plan covers a multi occupancy room and day case cover in public hospitals. €400 is provided towards maternity fees in public hospitals. The plan has a €100 consultant excess per inpatient claim
 
This plan is available to all new and existing customers from this date.

13th
Apr
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Laya Healthcare kids offer 13.04.2015

Laya Healthcare will begin a kid’s offer on 13 April.
Laya Healthcare will offer the 2nd and subsequent children on the below 7 plans free of charge:
 
Advantage 125 Explore
Flex 125 Explore
Advantage 125 Plus
Flex 125 Plus
Advantage 125 Choice
Flex 125 Choice
Flex 175 Explore

These plans are available to all new and existing customers from this date.

13th
Apr
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GloHealth release Base Lite 26.04.2015

Base Lite plan (€394 per adult, €100 per child) will be released on 26 April.

This plan covers a multi occupancy room and day case cover in selected public hospitals. €385 is provided towards maternity fees in selected public hospitals.
 

The Base Lite plan will operate on a pay and claim basis, the consumer will have to pay the hospital bill and then claim the costs back from GloHealth.

This plans is available to all new and existing customers from this date.

26th
Apr
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GloHealth various changes 01.05.2015

Glohealth will change a number of personalised packages benefits on 1 May. There are updated benefits on the Enhanced Maternity package and in the Women’s & Mens Package.

The new personalised packages can be reviewed here.

GloHealth have reclassified the Beacon hospital as a private hospital on their Better Choice, Better Pro, Advantage and Best Choice plans also from this date.

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1st
May
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Vhi various changes 01.05.2015

The following plans will be removed from the market. Members will be offered a comparable product at renewal.

Parents & Kids Excess 150
First Plan Plus Level 2
Family Plan Plus Level 2
Forward Plan Level 2
PMI 01 11
PMI 02 11
PMI 16 11
PMI 28 12
PMI 30 12

The 50% child offer on One Plan Family, Parents and Kids Excess, Teachers Plan Select and Nurses Plan Select will end on 30 April 2015. New rates are applicable from 1 May...

1st
May
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Laya Healthcare various changes 01.05.2015

The Essential Connect Family adult premium will increase from €860 to €987 on 1 May 2015..

Laya Healthcare will introduce the infertility benefit on the Simply Health Plus product from 1 May 2015.
Members will have up to €1,000 towards specific infertility treatments at approved centres. 

This change will apply to all new and renewing customers from this date.

Laya healthcare no longer applies a co-payment in regards to specialised orthopaedic procedures in the...

1st
May
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