Laya Healthcare will release Essential Connect Health (€950 per adult, €255 per student/child) on 1 June 2014.
This plan provides cover for a semi-private room in a public hospital and a semi-private room and day case cover in private hospitals with a €75 or €150 excess per private hospital claim, depending on which private hospital you're attending. A co-payment will apply for listed orthopaedic procedures in the Galway Clinic and Beacon Clinic private hospitals.
Full cover is provided for a reduced list of cardiac procedures in the Mater Private hospital with no excess.
Up to €400 is provided towards maternity hospital costs in a public hospital.
This plan is available to all new and existing customers from this date.