VHI will change benefits on Company Plan Extra Level 3 on 22.08.2013.
The out-patient Clinical Psychology benefit refunds will be increased from €40 x 12 visits to €150 x 12 visits.
The inpatient psychiatric cover will be reduced from 180 days to 100 days.
The benefit for maternity accommodation in private hospitals and home birth will be increased from €3,500 to €3,600.
A new sports injury programme will be added. This benefit will include full cover for 2 emergency care treatments in an approved Vhi Swiftcare Clinic for a sports injury, with a €75 excess per claim and approved treatment programmes for a sports injury in the Sports Surgery Clinic, Santry, subject to referral by a GP, consultant or physiotherapist subject to €75 excess per claim.
A new maternity & paediatric package will be added. This benefit will include €100 each towards an antenatal programme and an antenatal weight management programme in Mount Carmel Hospital, Dublin, a child check up in Vhi Swiftcare Clinics, Dublin, post natal home help within 6 weeks of birth and €150 towards a newborn baby programme in Vhi SwiftCare Clinics, Dublin in the first 3 months after birth.
These benefit changes will apply to all new and renewing customers from this date.