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September 2022 Quarterly Bulletin

HIA today published our latest quarterly report on the state of the health insurance market. 

 

The report can be found here: 

 

https://www.hia.ie/publication/market-statistics

29th
Nov
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HIA Recommendation to Minister for Health 24.11.2022

The Health Insurance Authority (HIA) is today publishing the recommendations that it provided to the Minister for Health on the risk equalisation credits and stamp duty for the 2023/24 period.  The HIA has recommended no change in the level of HUC credits or in the parameters (threshold and cost share) for the high cost claims pool (“HCCP”), and a reduction in some of the levels of age credits for some age groups.  As this will be the first year that the full impact of the HCCP will be...

24th
Nov
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Laya Healthcare Price Changes and Benefit Updates as of 01.12.2022


Laya Healthcare will carry out a price increase on the ExcelCare and SimplyHealth Plus, full details can be found in the excel spreadsheet below. 

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1st
Nov
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Vhi Healthcare Price and Benefit Changes 01.12.2022

Vhi Healthcare will have 3 price changes on the following plans: 

PMI 01 10, PMI 31 12 and PMI 49 10. 

Full price details can be found in the excel spreadsheet below. 

 

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1st
Nov
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Vhi Plan P Price Decrease 16.11.2022

Vhi Healthcare have announced a price decrease on Plan P. 

 

Child rates will reduce on Plan P from €49.09 to €0.00 per child.

Adult and Young Adult rates will stay at €108.33 per adult/ young adult.

 

All changes apply to new and renewing consumers as of 16.11.2022

16th
Oct
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Laya Healthcare Price and Benefit Changes 01.11.2022

Laya Healthcare have announced the following price and benefit changes as of 01.11.2022

Laya will end the free child offer on Essential Connect Health. 
 

SimplyHealth Plus 500 has been renamed to ‘SimplyHealth Extra’ and will have the following
changes:
 

  • Daycase excess for Private and Hi Tech Hospitals will reduce to €75 per claim
  • Inpatient excess for Private Hospitals (...
1st
Oct
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Irish Life Health New Plan Announcement, Price and Benefit Changes 01.11.2022

Irish life Health have announced the following changes as of 01.11.2022

 

Irish Life Health will launch 1 new plan on 1st November 2022 called 4D Evolution.

4D Evolution is prices at  €1,877.80 per adult and €496.90 per child. Young Adult rates also apply. 

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1st
Oct
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Vhi Healthcare Price and Benefit Changes 01.11.2022

Vhi Healthcare have announced the following changes as of 01.11.2022: 

 

PMI 32 12 will reduce in price from €1485.36 to €1451.65 per adult and from €428.43 to €417.86 per child. 

Young Adult rates will also reduce on this plan. 

 

Vhi Healthcare have also announced the following benefit changes: 

 

Mental Health Benefit Changes

 

Inclusion of Psychologist / Counsellor / Psychotherapist benefit - values range from €30 x 12 visits...

1st
Oct
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Irish Life Health New Plan Announcement and Benefit Changes as of 30.09.2022

Irish Life Health have announced the launch of 2 new plans as of 30.09.2022

First Cover will be priced at €464.00 per adult and €191.80 per child. 

First Cover Extra will be priced at €504.00 per adult and €207.80 per child

 

Full details of these plans can be found below. 

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7th
Sep
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Irish Life Health Benefit Changes 01.09.2022

Irish Life Health will have a number of benefit changes as of 01 September 2022: 

 

The EXOGEN therapy benefit will be added to the following plans: HealthGuide 1,  HealthGuide 2, HealthGuide 3 and HealthGuide 4.  The Medical and Surgical Appliances specific excess will reduce to €100 on a number of plans.  The day case excess in private and high-tech hospitals on BeneFit Access 300 will reduce to €100 per claim.  Irish Life Health will also add a GP visits benefit to a...

1st
Aug
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