Vhi Healthcare new plan announcement, price increases and benefit changes 01.08.2020

Vhi have announced there will be a new plan 'PMI 53 10' launching from 01.08.2020.

PMI 53 10 will be priced at €1305.63 per adult and €330.57 per child. Young adult rates will start at €448.73.

 

PDF iconPMI 53 10.pdf

 

5 Vhi plans will also have price increases as of 01.08.2020:

  • PMI 07 10 will increase from €1297.82 to €1323.02 per adult and from €323.53 per child to €328.98. Young adult rates will also increase on the policy. 
  • PMI 10 11 will increase from €1280.06 to €1294.86 per adult and from €354.61 per child to €358.15. Young adult rates will also increase on the policy . 
  • PMI 12 11 will increase from €1242.15 to €1256.57 per adult and from €272.64 per child to €275.37. Young adult rates will also increase on the policy . 
  • PMI 14 10 will increase from €1335.40 to €1366.11 per adult and from €343.41 per child to €350.28. Young adult rates will also increase on the policy.
  • PMI 29 12 will increase from €1280.13 to €1309.73 per adult and from €308.70 per child to €314.87. Young adult rates will also increase on the policy.

 

The following benefit changes will apply:

The Manual Lymph Drainage benefit has been updated, removing the requirement of cancer treatment to avail of the benefit. The tables of benefits have been updated as follows:

  • Old Wording: ‘Manual lymph drainage following cancer treatment – 10 visits’
  • New Wording: ‘Manual lymph drainage – 10 visits’

This benefit change is applicable on 68 plans. Please see excel attachment for further details. 

 

Vhiare also introducing a temporary rule change regards treatment abroad. This will apply until the end of 2020. This change is necessary to aid customers who are stranded abroad due to Covid-19 and unable to return to Ireland as originally planned. It is as follows: 

 

 

Existing Rule 
General Treatment Abroad Rules:
Only Customers resident in Ireland for
at least 180 days each calendar year
are eligible for cover outside Ireland
and/or repatriation.

Temporary Application of Rule
General Treatment Abroad Rules:
Customers who remain outside Ireland for more than
184 days in the calendar year as a result of Covid-19 will
continue to be eligible for cover outside Ireland and/or
repatriation under Section 6 until such time that it is
deemed possible/appropriate to travel back to Ireland.


Please contact Vhi for further details. 

 

All changes will apply to new and renewing customers on 1st August 2020. 

 

FileVhi Healthcare Prices August 2020.xlsx

FileManual Lymph Drainage Plan List 1st August 2020.xlsx