Section 8 of the Freedom of Information Act 2014, requires FOI bodies such as the HIA to prepare and publish as much information as possible in an open and accessible manner on a routine basis outside of FOI, having regard to the principles of openness, transparency, and accountability.

Consumer surveys

Since 2002, the HIA has commissioned a consumer survey, which takes place every two years, looking at the public’s attitudes and perceptions to health insurance in Ireland.

Public consultations

Addressing the benefits and challenges in developing the next version of the Risk Equalisation Scheme makes the public consultation exercise relevant to everyone involved in the private health insurance market in Ireland.

Market reports and bulletins

The HIA have a number of functions, one of which is to ensure that consumers are informed when they make decisions about health insurance. As part of this, we publish quarterly bulletins and annual reports on the Irish health insurance market.

Press releases

The HIA utilises press releases to inform the media and general public about any changes in the Irish health insurance market. 

Annual reports & accounts

Our Annual Report provides an overview of the activities we carried out to meet the commitments of the Health Insurance Authority as set out in the Health Insurance Acts.

Other publications

This section contains links to other publications and information that may be of relevance or interest to the Irish health insurance market.