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Laya benefit reduction on 12 plans 01.04.2017

Laya Healthcare will remove cover for the Blackrock Clinic and the Mater Private on 12 plans from 1 April 2017, with the exception of certain cardiac and orthopaedic procedures which will still be...
1st
Apr
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Laya Healthcare general price change 01.04.2017

Laya Healthcare will carry out premium amendments on 128 schemes from 1 April 2017. Premiums will increase from 3.6% to19.2% on adult net premiums over 124 plans. The four Assure plans will reduce in...
1st
Apr
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Irish Life Health price changes 01.03.2017

Irish Life Health will reduce the premiums of 10 schemes on 1 March 2017; Health Plan 01, Health Plan 13, Health Plan 16.1, Be Fit 2, Be Fit 2.1, Select, Select with Day to Day, Select with Emergency...
1st
Mar
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Vhi price changes 01.03.2017

Vhi will end their half price kids offer on the One Plan range on 1 March 2017. The One Plan Family premium will not change. Vhi will also start a half price kids offer on the Parents and Kids Excess...
1st
Mar
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GloHealth now part of Irish Life 22.02.2017

GloHealth is now fully owned by the Irish Life Group, who have established a new health insurer called Irish Life Health. GloHealth will no longer be open for new or renewing business from 22nd...
22nd
Feb
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GloHealth price reduction on Best Ultimate Active 02.02.2017

GloHealth will reduce the price of the Best Ultimate Active plan on 2 February.Adult premiums will reduce from €1,739.85 to €1,621.00; children’s premiums will reduce from €346....
2nd
Feb
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Vhi amendments to PMI 08 11 and PMI 26 12 01.02.2017

Vhi Healthcare will make changes to the prices and benefits of PMI 08 11 and PMI 26 12 on 1 February 2017.PMI 08 11 will increase in price from €1,132.40 to €1,156.38 per adult and from...
1st
Feb
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Non-EEA Students Studying in Ireland

Press release issued on behalf of the Health Insurance Authority concerning health insurance and non-EEA students studying in Ireland.Wednesday, 25 January 2017 - The Health Insurance Authority (HIA...
25th
Jan
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Public Consultation on Lifetime Community Rating in private health insurance

The Irish private health insurance regulatory system is based on the key principles of community rating, open enrolment, lifetime cover and minimum benefits. Under this system, prior to 1 May ...
19th
Jan
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