Vhi will release a new plan, PMI 18 11 (€861 per adult), on 22 August 2011. This plan provides cover for a private room in a public hospital and a semi-private room in a private hospital with a €75 private hospital inpatient excess per claim. Cardiac and non cardiac Fixed Price Procedures in the Blackrock Clinic, the Mater Private, the Beacon, The Galway Clinic and the Hermitage are fully covered with a €150 excess per claim.
The benefit paid for participating private hospitals for specified hip, knee and shoulder joint replacement procedures and specified ophthalmic procedures will be provided at 80% of the cost with a €75 excess per claim. For the hospitals listed above, the same procedures will be provided at 80% of the cost and will carry a €150 inpatient excess per claim.
There is a maternity accommodation grant of €3,500 and significant outpatient benefits with a €1 outpatient excess.