Laya Healthcare will release Essential Connect Family on 22.12.2013.

Laya Healthcare will release Essential Connect Family (€800 per adult, €150 per student/child) on 22 December 2013.

This plan provides cover for a semi-private room in a public hospital, a semi-private room in private hospitals and full cover for private accommodation in the Mater Private Cork. There is a once off €300 excess per policy per year, regardless of the number of people on the policy, on the first private hospital claim and a €300 excess per policy per year for the first Beacon Hospital claim. There is cover for cardiac procedures in the Mater Private with no excess.

There is a maternity accommodation grant available of up to €3,500 provided for private hospitals.

The plan has limited outpatient benefits with a €150 outpatient excess per year.

This plan is available to all new and existing customers from this date.