Laya Healthcare price reduction and benefit changes 01.12.2018

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Laya Healthcare will apply a price reduction across 8 plans (Company Care (No Excess), CompanyCare Plus, Connect Care, Control 300 Create, Simply Health Plus, Total Health Complete 175, Total Health Extra and Total Health Plus) from 1 December 2018. Net adult premiums will reduce from -1 to -16%. The full list of price changes can be found here.

Laya Healthcare will also change the benefits of 5 plans on 1 December:

CompanyCare No Excess

  • The Beacon Hospital will be covered as a Private Hospital rather than a Hi-Tech hospital.
  • The Infertility Benefit will be increased to be claimable twice per lifetime.
  • The benefit for Maternity Consultations will increase from €400 to €500.
  • The benefit for Pre and Post Natal expenses will be increased from €275 to €385.
  • Full cover will be allowed for 2 HSE out of hours GP visits.
  • GP live consultations will increase to 6 per member.

Total Health No Excess

  • The Beacon Hospital will be covered as a Private Hospital rather than a Hi-Tech hospital.
  • The Infertility Benefit will be increased to be claimable twice per lifetime.
  • The benefit for Maternity Consultations will increase from €400 to €500.
  • The benefit for Pre and Post Natal expenses will be increased from €275 to €385.
  • GP live consultations will increase to 6 per member.

Total Health Extra

  • Private Hospital cover will be changed to cover a semi private room, a nightly shortfall of €110 per night will apply for a private room.
  • The Infertility Benefit will be reduced to be claimable once per lifetime.

ConnectCare

  • The 24/7 Mental Wellbeing and Support Benefit will be increased to allow 6 face to face/video/phone counselling sessions per presenting issue.

ConnectCare 150

  • The 24/7 Mental Wellbeing and Support Benefit will be increased to allow 6 face to face/video/phone counselling sessions per presenting issue.

These changes apply to all new and renewing customers from this date.

The above information was sourced with the permission of the Health Insurance Authority from their website www.hia.ie. Our thanks to them for their assistance.


12th December, 2018

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