History teaches us many things. Particularly if we’re looking for a bit of guidance in prudent personal financial management, the last decade offers us a wealth of useful lessons.   So, what’s changed over the last decade? During the last decade we’ve seen a (hopefully) once in a lifetime global economic collapse, the entire banking

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10th August, 2017

Posted In: Advice, Financial, Insights

One of the more important business activities of any company owner or partnership is the whole area of risk management. Yes of course you have the day-to-day challenges of bringing your products to market, selling, building your brand and your presence, and meeting and exceeding the expectations of your customers through your product delivery. Sitting

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10th August, 2017

Posted In: Advice, Financial, Insights

Private health insurance market is the largest non-life market with total premiums of €2.53 billion in 2016 The market continued to recover in 2016 with an increase in the total number of lives insured to 2.15 million at December 2016, an increase of 30,000 on December 2015. Average claims paid per insured person increased by

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10th August, 2017

Posted In: Health, Insights

VHI customers only to use Swiftcare clinics from 1 September Vhi Healthcare has announced that from 1 September 2017, only Vhi customers will be allowed to use their Swiftcare clinics. Vhi Healthcare stated that the decision was made due to the increased usage of the Swiftcare clinics by the general public, which Vhi said has often left

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10th August, 2017

Posted In: Health, Insights

Laya Healthcare price and benefit changes 01.09.2017 Laya Healthcare will carry out premium amendments on 5 plans from 1 September 2017. ConnectCare 100 will reduce from €1,358.63 to €1,298.96 per adult and from €441.59 to €420.85 per child 1 and 2 and from €365.89 to €351.88 per child 3 and 4 Essential Connect Health will

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10th August, 2017

Posted In: Health, Insights

360 Care Select (€1,750 per adult and €447.98 per child) provides cover for a private room in a public hospital and a private room and day case cover in private hospitals and the Beacon hospital with no private hospital excess for the first three private and hi tech hospital claims combined. An excess of €150 

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10th August, 2017

Posted In: Health, Insights

PMI 15 11 will increase from €1,223.09 to €1,280.01 per adult from 1 September 2017. Young adult rates will also change on this date. PMI 12 11, PMI 15 11 and PMI 19 11 will gain enhanced Swiftcare benefits from 1 September 2017.  These benefit changes can be viewed here. Vhi Swiftcare benefits.xlsx All new and

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10th August, 2017

Posted In: Health, Insights

Vhi will change the prices on PMI 18 11 from 22 August 2017. The adult premium will increase from €1,250.22 to €1,263.27 and children 1-3 prices will decrease from €347.96 to €344.48. Young adult rates will also increase.   Vhi will also add and enhance benefits on PMI 38 14 from 22 August 2017. Home

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10th August, 2017

Posted In: Health, Insights

Laya Healthcare will only accept outpatient claims that are submitted within 12 months of the treatment date for renewals from 1 August 2017. In order to help customers with this transition, Laya will pay outpatient benefits for any receipts that you have not previously submitted, if you send them to them within the next 12 months. Laya Healthcare has a

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10th August, 2017

Posted In: Health

4D Health 1 (€1045.40 per adult, €276.40 per child) provides cover for a semi-private room in private hospitals with a €200 inpatient excess per claim and a €2,000 co-payment on certain orthopaedic procedures. It also provides cover for a semi-private room in the Beacon Hospital with a €200 inpatient excess per claim. Day Case cover

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10th August, 2017

Posted In: Health, Insights

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