Vhi premium and benefit changes 16.12.2011

Vhi will increase the cost of 9 PMI plans from 16 December 2011. The price increase for adults will range from 1.4% to 15%. Plans affected are:

PMI 08 11
PMI 10 11
PMI 11 11
PMI 12 11
PMI 14 11
PMI 15 11
PMI 16 11
PMI 17 11
PMI 18 11

Vhi will also reduce the benefit paid for participating private hospitals for specified hip, knee and shoulder joint replacement procedures and specified ophthalmic procedures from 100% of the cost to 80% of the cost on PMI 08 11 on this date.

Vhi will reduce the benefit paid for participating private hospitals for specified hip, knee and shoulder joint replacement procedures and specified ophthalmic procedures from 100% of the cost to 80% of the cost in the Hermitage Clinic on PMI 11 11 and PMI 12 11, and in the Beacon Clinic for PMI 14 11.

These premium and benefit changes will apply to all new and renewing customers from 16 December 2011.