VHI will increase premiums on most of their plans on 1 March 2014 by 2%-7% on adult premiums.
VHI will continue to offer reduced rates for children on the following plans:
The HealthPlus Excess 150 plan will be renamed to Health Access.
The adult premiums will increase from €1,388.44 to €1,460, Children 1-3 will increase from €460.94 to €486.25 and students from €474.38 to €500.25.
The private hospital excess will change from €150 per private hospital claim and €300 for certain cardiac and special procedures in The Blackrock Clinic, the Mater Private and the Beacon Clinic to €125 per claim for all private hospitals.
VHI will also withdraw the following products on this date:
Members of these plans will be offered a comparable product at renewal.
These changes will apply to all new and renewing customers from this date.