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Vhi Healthcare Price and Benefit Changes 31.01.2022 & 01.02.2022

Vhi Healthcare have announced a price increase on two plans PMI 08 11 and PMI 51 10 as of 01.02.2022:

PMI 08 11 will increase from €1356.45 per adult to €1372.01 and from €329.41 per child to €332.70. Young adults rates will also increase on the plan. 

PMI 51 10 will increase from €1588.42 per adult to €1642.07 and from €392.02 per child to €404.72. Young adults rates will also increase on the plan. 

 

Vhi Healthcare have announced the following benefit changes...

23rd
Dec
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September 2021 Quarterly Bulletin

The HIA published its September 2021 quarterly bulletin on the health insurance market.

 

The bulletin can be found here: 

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

10th
Dec
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Irish Life Health New Plan Announcement and Price and Benefit Changes 31.12.2021 & 01.01.2022

Irish Life Health will launch 3 new plans on 31st December 2021:

  • Be Fit Life
  • LiveWell
  • 4D Future

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1st
Dec
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Vhi Healthcare New Plan Announcement Price and Benefit Changes 31.12.2021 & 01.01.2022

Vhi Healthcare have announced a number of price changes from 31.12.2021

Please see below for details. 

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1st
Dec
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Laya Healthcare New Plan Announcements, Price and Benefit Changes 31.12.2021 & 01.01.2022

Laya Healthcare have announced the launch of 4 new procudcuts on 31.12.2021: 

Transform Entry, Transform Care, Transform Plus and Transform Advanced.

 

9 new products will launch on 01.01.2022:

Optimum, Optimum Plus, Optimum Premium, Prosper, Prosper Care, Prosper Advanced, Evolve, Momentum and Power.

Please see below attachments for further details. 

 

An offer for children will launch on 3 plans on 31.12.2021: 

Essential Connect...

30th
Nov
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Laya Healthcare Price & Benefit Changes 01.12.2021

Laya Healthcare have announced 2 price changes as of 01.12.2021: 

  • Simply Health Plus will increase from €1327.91 to €1373.75 per adult and from €415.60 to €431.07 per child. Young adult rates will also increase on the plan.
  • Total Health Extra will decrease from €1786.32 to €1748.12 per adult and from €484.10 to €472.97 per child. Young adults rates will also decrease on the plan.

Please see attached spreadsheet for full details:

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2nd
Nov
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Vhi Healthcare Price Increase and Benefit Changes 01.12.2021

Vhi Healthcare have announced a price increase on four plans as of 01.12.2021. 

 

  • PMI 01 10
  • PMI 31 12
  • PMI 44 16
  • PMI 49 10

Please see the attached spreadsheet below for full details:

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2nd
Nov
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HIA Recommendation to Minister for Health

HIA is today publishing a recommendation to the Minister for Health on the return on sales benchmark for the net beneficiary under the Risk Equalisation Scheme.

 

The recommendation was based on the following reports:

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21st
Oct
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Overcompensation Reports 2021

The HIA today published its conclusions on overcompensation in the health insurance Risk Equalisation Fund for the 2018 to 2020 period.  The Health Insurance Acts require the Authority to carry out an overcompensation assessment every year. In carrying out the assessment, the Authority was assisted by analysis carried out by KPMG. Their report is referred to in this report and published alongside it.

 

The Reports can be accessed below:

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21st
Oct
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Risk Equalisation Report Press Release

 

HIA PROPOSE A ONCE OFF REDUCTION TO ANNUAL HEALTH INSURANCE LEVY

 

  • The annual levy underpins the Risk Equalisation Fund which supports community rating
  • Drop in claims due to Covid lead to a surplus in the Risk Equalisation Fund
  • HIA propose a once off reduction of 10% on advanced products and 22% on non-advanced products 
  • Once off reduction allows HIA to return this surplus money back to the consumer

 

20 October 2021...

20th
Oct
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