March 2016

Vhi price and benefit changes 01.03.2016

Vhi will end their half price kids offer on their One Plan range on 1 March 2016. Vhi will also launch a half price kids offer on the One Plan Family, Parents and Kids Excess and Nurses and Teachers Plan Select plans on this date.

Start Plan, Start Plan 250, PMI 04 11, HealthSteps Silver and HealthSteps Gold premiums will also change from -3% to +2%. The full price template can be found here.

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Mar
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Laya Healthcare price and benefit changes 01.03.2016

Laya Healthcare will change a number of prices and benefits on 1 March 2016. Net adult prices will change from -7% to + 11%. A full price template can be found here.

Laya healthcare will carry out benefit changes from 1 March 2016:
1. The Hi-Tech hospital day case excess on Flex 175 Explore will be reduced from €175 to €75.
2. The Private hospital day case excess on Advantage 175 Explore...

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Mar
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Aviva Health various changes 01.03.2016.

On 1 March 2016 Aviva will change premiums across a number of its schemes. Aviva will reduce rates by an average of 10% on adult premiums on Health Plan 01, Health Plan 16.1, Be Fit 2, Be Fit 2.1, Health Plan 13, Aviva Select Starter, Aviva Select, Aviva Select with Day 2 Day pack, Aviva Select with Emergency Access Pack and Aviva Select with Day 2 Day and Emergency packs.

The Child price on Family Value plan will reduce to €199 while child prices on Family Focus will be reduced to €...

1st
Mar
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Laya Healthcare kids offer 01.03.2016

Laya Healthcare will begin a kid’s offer on 1 March.
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.

1st
Mar
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Laya Healthcare new plans 01.03.2016

Laya Healthcare will release 11 new plans on 1 March 2016.
Assure Protect
Advantage 175 Plus      
Advantage 125 Choice     
Flex 125 Plus          
Flex 125 Choice     
Advantage 375 Explore    
Advantage 375 Plus    
Advantage 375 Choice    
Flex 375 Explore    
Flex 375 Plus         
Flex 375 Choice

A price template can be found here.

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1st
Mar
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GloHealth price reduction 01.03.2016.

GloHealth will reduce the prices on 5 plans from 1 March 2016.

Kick off, Bloom, Net One, Net One Extra Privacy and Basic plan adult premiums will reduce from -5% to -6%.

A full list of price changes can be found here.

These changes are effective from this date.

1st
Mar
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A Review of Private Health Insurance in Ireland

The Health Insurance Authority has published the results of consumer research into private health insurance in Ireland. The report presents the findings of a nationally representative sample of 1,832 face-to-face interviews conducted in late 2015 on behalf of the HIA by MillwardBrown. The HIA has conducted consumer research on the private health insurance market biannually since 2002. Questions were asked of policy and non-policy holders on a wide range of topics pertaining to private health...

8th
Mar
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Irish Life acquire Aviva Health and GloHealth

Irish Life has announced agreements to acquire Aviva Health (a 70% stake, where AIB own the remaining 30%) and to take full ownership of GloHealth, with plans to merger the two companies. See Irish Life press release for further information. http://bit.ly/1TOhfT2

10th
Mar
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