Vhi plan retirement, new plan announcement and benefit changes 01.10.2019

Vhi will retire HealthPlus Platinium effective October 1st 2019. 

A new plan 'Premium Care' will be available from October 1st 2019

It is priced at €4597.16 per adult and €876.41 per child.  Young adult rates will start at €900.67. 

PDF iconPremiumCare.pdf

FileVhi Premium Care Price.xlsx

 

 

 Vhi have also announced a number of benefit changes across a number of their plans.

 

Out-Patient Mental Health Treatment

  • Mental health therapy visits are moving from Pay & Claim Back to Direct Pay
  • Members will now receive a beneift of 12 visits x €75 or 12 visits x €100
  • Mental Health Assessment benefit is being removed from applicable plans
  • See attached spreadsheet detailing the benefit changes and applicable plans

Please see the below spreqdsheet for details. 

FileOut-patient Mental Health Changes.xlsx


One Plan

  • Inpatient Cardiac FPP cover increased from 90% to 100% in Beacon Hospital, Hermitage Medical Clinic and Galway Clinic
  • Excess removed from pre & post-natal benefit

One + Plan

  • Inpatient cardiac FPP cover increased from 90% to 100% in Beacon Hospital, Hermitage Medical Clinic and Galway Clinic
  • Excess removed from pre & post-natal benefit

One Plan Family

  • Inpatient Cardiac FPP cover increased from 90% to 100% in Beacon Hospital, Hermitage Medical Clinic and Galway Clinic
  • Excess removed from pre & post-natal benefit

First Plan Plus Level 1

  • Full cover for Cardiac FPP in Beacon Hospital, Hermitage Medical Clinic and Galway Clinic
  • Beacon and Galway Clinic now included for cover for non-cardiac FPPs (had 0%)
  • €50 hospital excess included
  • Heart & Cancer Check benefit included
  • VSP benefit included
  • Optical benefit increased

Family Plan Plus Level 1

  • Full cover for Cardiac FPP in Beacon Hospital, Hermitage Medical Clinic and Galway Clinic
  • Beacon and Galway Clinic now included for cover for non-cardiac FPPs (had 0%)
  • €50 hospital excess included
  • Heart & Cancer Check benefit included
  • VSP benefit included
  • Optical benefit increased

One Plan Complete

  • €50 hospital excess included
  • Heart and Cancer Check benefit included
  • Excess removed from pre & post-natal benefit
  • In-patient Psychiatric Cover reduced from 180 to 100 days
  • Optical benefit increased

Nurses’ Plan

  • €50 hospital excess included
  • Heart and Cancer Check benefit included
  • Excess removed from pre & post-natal benefit
  • Optical benefit increased

Teachers’ Plan

  • €50 hospital excess included
  • Heart and Cancer Check benefit included
  • Excess removed from pre & post-natal benefit
  • Optical benefit increased

Parents & Kids Plan

  • Inpatient Cardiac FPP cover increased from 90% to 100% in Beacon Hospital, Hermitage Medical Clinic and Galway Clinic
  • €50 hospital excess included
  • Heart and Cancer Check benefit included
  • Excess removed from pre & post-natal benefit
  • Emergency & elective treatment abroad from €65,000 to €100,000
  • In-patient Psychiatric Cover reduced from 180 to 100 days
  • Optical benefit increased

Parents & Kids Option Plan

  • Heart and Cancer Check benefit included
  • Excess removed from pre & post-natal benefit
  • In-patient Psychiatric Cover reduced from 180 to 100 days
  • Optical benefit increased

Parents & Kids Excess Plan

  • Inpatient Cardiac FPP cover increased from 90% to 100% in Beacon Hospital, Hermitage Medical Clinic and Galway Clinic
  • Excess removed from pre & post-natal benefit
  • In-patient Psychiatric Cover reduced from 180 to 100 days

Health Access

  • Emergency & elective treatment abroad from €65,000 to €100,000
  • Optical benefit increased

HealthPlus Excess

  • Emergency & elective treatment abroad from €65,000 to €100,000
  • Optical benefit increased
  • In-patient psychiatric cover reduced from 180 to 100 days

HealthPlus Access

  • Emergency & elective treatment abroad from €65,000 to €100,000
  • Optical benefit increased
  • In-patient Psychiatric Cover reduced from 180 to 100 days

One Plan Extra

  • Inpatient Cardiac FPP cover increased from 90% to 100% in Beacon Hospital, Hermitage Medical Clinic and Galway Clinic
  • Excess removed from pre & post-natal benefit
  • In-patient Psychiatric Cover reduced from 180 to 100 days

Nurses’ Plan Select

  • Excess removed from pre & post-natal benefit

Teachers’ Plan Select

  • Excess removed from pre & post-natal benefit

Smart Plan Family

  • Excess removed from pre & post-natal benefit
  • Parent accompanying child benefit included

PublicPlus Care

  • Changes to the structure of blood tests & x-ray benefits

PublicPlus Care Day-to-Day

  • Changes to the structure of blood tests & x-ray benefits
  • Changes to annual maximum limit

 

For further details please check Vhi's table of benefits.