January 2017

Irish Life Health price increase 01.01.2017

Irish Life Health will increase premiums by an average of 7.5% gross on 1 January 2017. A full breakdown of premiums can be found in the attached spreadsheet. These rates will apply to all new and...
1st
Jan
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Laya Healthcare launch Essential Health 300 plan 01.01.2017

Laya Healthcare will launch a new plan, Essential Health 300 (€873.70 per adult per year), on 1 January 2017. This plan covers a private room in a public hospital and a semi-private room in a...
1st
Jan
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Laya Healthcare special offer on Essential Connect Family 01.01.2017

Laya Healthcare will provide free cover to the second and subsequent children insured under Essential Connect Family from 1 January 2017. The first child’s premiums will be €227.24 per...
1st
Jan
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Vhi Healthcare benefit and rate changes 01.01.2017

Vhi Healthcare will make the following benefit and/or rate changes to the listed plans on 1 January 2017:Company Plan-Inclusion of Vhi Swiftcare benefitCompany Plan Plus Level 1.3 - Rate...
1st
Jan
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Vhi Healthcare add Joint Care Programme to certain plans 01.01.2017

Vhi Healthcare will add a Joint Care Programme to the following plans on 1 January 2017:Health AccessHealthPlus AccessHealthPlus ExcessHealthPlus ExtraHealthPlus ChoiceHealthPlus PremiumeHealthPlus...
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Jan
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Laya Healthcare price change on 56 plans 01.01.2017

Laya Healthcare will apply a price change across 56 plans from 1 January 2017. 7 plans reduced in price by an average of 7% on gross premiums. The remaining 49 plans increased in price by an average...
1st
Jan
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Irish Life Health benefit changes 01.01.2017

Irish Life Health will remove the Babylon Health benefit from 54 plans from 1 January 2017.A new enhanced maternity package will be added to the following plans on the same date:Be Fit 1Be Fit 2Be...
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Jan
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GloHealth changes to Better Plan Select Cash and Better Plan Smart Cash 01.01.2017

GloHealth will make the following benefit and price changes to Better Plan Select Cash and Better Plan Smart Cash on 1 January 2017.Better Plan Select Cash (€1,245 per adult per year, increasing...
1st
Jan
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GloHealth launch Net Most 500 Extra plan 01.01.2017

GloHealth will launch a new plan Net Most 500 Extra on 1 January 2017 (€1,100 per adult).  This plan provides cover for a semi-private room in a private hospital with a €500 excess per...
1st
Jan
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Vhi rate change on 3 plans 02.01.2017

Vhi Healthcare will change the rates on three plans on 2 January 2017. These are:PMI 40 15PMI 41 15PMI 42 15These prices will apply to all new and renewing customers from this date. Please see...
2nd
Jan
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Public Consultation on Lifetime Community Rating in private health insurance

The Irish private health insurance regulatory system is based on the key principles of community rating, open enrolment, lifetime cover and minimum benefits. Under this system, prior to 1 May ...
19th
Jan
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Prison Officer's Medical Aid Society price increase 20.01.2017

The premiums of the Prison Officer's Medical Aid Society will increase by an average of 3% on net adult premiums on 20 January 2017. These new rates will apply to all new and renewing ...
20th
Jan
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Non-EEA Students Studying in Ireland

Press release issued on behalf of the Health Insurance Authority concerning health insurance and non-EEA students studying in Ireland.Wednesday, 25 January 2017 - The Health Insurance Authority (HIA...
25th
Jan
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