VHI will offer half price children from 1 January on their One plan range and also on their Nurses Plan Select and Teachers Plan Select plans.
The net adult premiums of a number of the PMI range will increase by 5% on average on 1 January and 2 January. Full details of premium changes can be found HERE.
Vhi will change the benefits of a number of plans on 1 January 2016.
1. Company Plan Executive:
Mental Health Therapy visits will increase from €30 to €50 per visit.
Home birth benefit will increase from €3,600 to €3,700.
Convalescent Care will increase from €100 to €120 per night.
New benefit – Manual Lymph drainage of up to €50 per visit.
New benefit – Emergency Dental benefit of up to €750.
Pre and Post Natal benefit will increase from €500 to €600.
Optical benefit – benefit available changed from every 2 yrs to every 1 year.
Hearing Test – benefit available changed from every 2 years to every 1 year
Vhi Swiftcare benefit will increase from 5 x €75 to 5 x €125.
2. Health Access/HealthPlus Access:
Increase in Lifestage Screening benefit from €250 to €300.
3. Health Extra/HealthPlus Extra/Health Choice/HealthPlus Choice:
Increase in Lifestage Screening benefit from €250 to €350.
4. Health Premium / HealthPlus Premium:
Increase in Lifestage Screening benefit from €300 to €450.
5. Health Platinum/HealthPlus Platinum:
Increase in Lifestage Screening benefit from €300 to Full Cover.
6. PMI 39 14:
Non Cardiac fixed price procedures included for Hermitage Medical Clinic.
These changes will 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.