Laya Healthcare will end their ‘Free Kids Offer’ on their Essential Connect Health plan from 1 November 2018.  Child 1-4 will cost €396.83. 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

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8th October, 2018

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Vhi Healthcare will reduce the premium of its PMI 32 12 plan from €1,428.05 to €1,411.77 per adult and from €443.40 to €405.36 per child 1-3 on 1 November. Young adult rates will also decrease on this date. Vhi Fertility Programme Vhi Healthcare will amend the benefits on their Fertility Programme on PMI 38 14, PMI 18 11, PMI 32

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8th October, 2018

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rish Life Health will change the premiums of 6 plans (Health Plan 16.1, Be Fit 2, Be Fit 2.1, Health Plan 13, Business Plan Hospital + and Best Smart ILH) on 1 November 2018. Net adult premiums will reduce from -2 to -6%. The child’s price on Health Plan 13 and Business Plan Hospital + will be reduced and the child’s

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8th October, 2018

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Laya Healthcare will apply a price increase across 3 plans from 1 October 2018. Control 150 Create will increase in price from €1,393.14 to €1,440.93 per adult and from €322.10 to €331.77. Young adult rates will also increase. SimplyHealth Excess will increase in price from €1,374.68 to €1,504.80 per adult and from €374.10 to €406.27

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8th October, 2018

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Vhi Healthcare will end its half price kids offer on the “One Plan” range, “Nurses Plan Select” and “Teachers Plan Select” plans on 1 October 2018. Vhi Healthcare will increase the children’s premiums on these plans by 25% on this date. A full price template can be found HERE. Benefit Changes The following changes will also

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8th October, 2018

Posted In: Health, Insights

The Independent paper provides a historical and comparative review of the Irish Healthcare System. The press release can be found here 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.


8th October, 2018

Posted In: Health, Insights

With everyone back working again after a lovely summer and the kids back at school, we will soon be approaching that time of year when most people renew their health insurance. For some people, they simply renew their existing plan without too much thought – if it was right for you a few years ago,

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8th October, 2018

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I am writing to you with regards my experience to date with LFS.   As a long serving Civil Servant I made numerous calls to your offices to discuss the mortgage process long before we were actually in a position to apply! Even still, I was always greeted with the encouragement of your team and guidance that

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8th October, 2018

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We recently wrote about why people should be thinking about their retirement in their 30’s, and why this is the time when you should start seriously saving to achieve your desired lifestyle in retirement. We got a great reaction to this article, and were asked by a number of people in their 40’s for some

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8th October, 2018

Posted In: Advice, Insights

We are in the business of helping you to achieve the life that you want to lead, through wise management of your money and by helping you to establish sound financial behaviours. We know from experience that developing a financial plan for you is the first step to enabling you to achieve your desired lifestyle,

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8th October, 2018

Posted In: Advice, Insights

Health Insurance Authority publishes 2017 Annual Report Private Health Insurance continues to growth with 2.17 million insured at end of 2017. 2 August, 2018 | The Health Insurance Authority (“HIA” or “the Authority”), has today published its Annual Report and Accounts for 2017. The 2017 Annual Report is available at: https://www.hia.ie/publication/annual-reports-accounts Highlights of the 2017 Private Health

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7th August, 2018

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Laya Healthcare will apply a price change across 4 plans from 1 September 2018. 360 Care will increase from €1,867 to €2,046.01 per adult and from €480.86 to €531.17 per child. Young adult rates will also increase. 360 Care Select will increase from €1,750 to €1,867 per adult and from €447.98 to €480.86 per child.

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7th August, 2018

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Vhi Healthcare will change the premiums of their PMI 15 11 plan on 1 September 2018. PMI 15 11 will reduce from €1,280.01 to €1,250.41 per adult and reduce from €273.94 to €268.46 per child 1-3. Young adult rates will also reduce. Benefit Changes The following changes will also be made to on this date:

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7th August, 2018

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Vhi Healthcare will change the premiums of 2 plans on 22 August 2018. PMI 18 11 will increase from €1,263.27 to €1,277.90 per adult and reduce from €344.48 to €313.48 per child 1-3. Young adult rates will also increase. PMI 38 14 will reduce from €1,661.62 to €1,624.39 per adult and from €530.43 to €517.82

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7th August, 2018

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Vhi will introduce the following benefit changes to PMI 10 11, PMI 12 11, PMI 14 10 and PMI 29 12 on 1 August 2018. PMI 10 11 Out-patient mental health therapy (€25 to €75 per visit) Add Maternity and Baby Bundle Enhancements to Cancer benefits (including genetic testing) Switch from Eur to % cover for day to day benefits (typically

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7th August, 2018

Posted In: Health, Insights

Vhi Healthcare will launch a new plan, PMI 07 10 (€1,188.15 per adult, €299.84 for child 1-3) on 1 August 2018. This plan will cover a private room in public hospitals and a semi-private room in private hospitals with an excess of €150 per private hospital inpatient claim, including the Beacon Hospital. Private hospital day

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7th August, 2018

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Laya Healthcare will apply a price change across 127 plans from 1 July 2018. Plans will change in price ranging from -19 to +6% on net adult premiums. Laya Healthcare will also end their ‘Free Kids Offer’ on this date. All price changes can be found hereLaya price changes 01.07.2018.xlsx. These changes apply to all

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7th August, 2018

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Laya Healthcare will amend benefits on all of their plans to include some, or all of the following additional benefits; Cancer Care benefits, Pre and Post Natal benefits and Counselling Support benefits. The benefit changes and the effected plans can be found hereLaya benefit changes 01.07.2018.xlsx. 21 plans will also have further benefit changes: Company

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7th August, 2018

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Vhi Healthcare will reduce the premiums of 53 plans on 1 July 2018. Reductions will range from -1 to -3% of net adult premiums. Vhi Healthcare will also begin a half price kids offer on the “One Plan” range, “Nurses Plan Select” and “Teachers Plan Select” plans on this date. Vhi will allow all members

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7th August, 2018

Posted In: Health, Insights

Vhi launch the Online Advantage; a scheme designed to increase the number of new and existing Vhi customers who deal with Vhi online. Vhi customers will be offered a one-off reward of €50 per adult policy holder who signs up for automated payments and a further €50, per adult (over 18) customer, if they opt

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7th August, 2018

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