September 2017

VHI customers only to use Swiftcare clinics from 1 September.

Vhi Healthcare has announced that from 1 September 2017, only Vhi customers will be allowed to use their Swiftcare clinics. Vhi Healthcare stated that the decision was made due to the increased usage of the Swiftcare clinics by the general public, which Vhi said has often left Vhi customers facing long queues.

Vhi has also announced that since there are many Vhi members who currently don't have a benefit on their health insurance plan to cover Swiftcare clinics, that they will be...

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Sep
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Laya Healthcare price changes 01.10.2017

Laya Healthcare will carry out premium amendments on 3 plans from 1 October 2017.

Control 150 Create will increase from €1,346.73 to €1,393.14 per adult and from €312.72 to €322.10 per child.

Simply Health Excess will increase from €1,374.68 to €1,457.56 per adult and from €374.10 to €393.79 per child 1 and 2 and from €334.73 to €352.34 per child 3 and 4.

SimplyHealth Starter will increase from €1,240.04 to €1,334.64 per adult and from €310.09 to €330.46 per child 1 and...

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Oct
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Irish Life Health benefit changes 01.10.2017

Irish Life Health will increase the benefits on Health Plan 28 on 1 October 2017.

The benefit changes are:

·Reduction of the €500 excess on Mater Private and Blackrock Clinic inpatient general procedures to a €75 excess (semi private room) and a €150 excess (private room).
·Addition of Infertility Benefit - 50% cover up to a max of €1,000 for IVF, IUI, ICSI, claimable twice per lifetime.
·Addition of International Second Opinion Service.
·Increase of the Optical...

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Oct
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