Vhi Healthcare price increase and benefit changes 01.09.2020

Vhi Healthcare have annouced two plans ‘PMI 19 11’ and ‘PMI 38 14’ will increase in price as of 1st September 2020. 

  • PMI 19 11 will increase from €1254.22 to €1283.30 per adult and from €358.62 per child to €365.80. Young adult rates will also increase on the plan. 
  • PMI 38 14 will increase from €1679.12 to €1716.70 per adult and from €536.35 per child to €549.08. Young adult rates will also increase on the plan. 

FileVhi Healthcare Prices 01.09.2020.xlsx

The following benefit changes will also apply: 

PMI 19 11

  • The Vhi VisionCare benefit has been removed from the plan
  • Eye test benefit has been amended to €30 in each 24 month period
  • The Optical wearables benefit is now 75% of charges in each 24 month period up to €100
  • The Manual Lymph Drainage benefit has been updated, removing the requirement of cancer treatment to avail of the benefit

PMI 38 14

  • The Manual Lymph Drainage benefit has been updated, removing the requirement of cancer treatment to avail of the benefit
  • The Vhi SwiftCare MIU benefit has been removed from the plan
  • The daily hospital excess for private accommodation has been removed from the plan
  • The benefit for day-care, side room, semi-private & private accommodation has been reduced from 80% to 60% in private 1, 2 & 3 hospitals
  • The benefit for day-care & side room has been reduced from 80% to 60% in private 4 hospitals
  • The Fertility package has been enhanced as follows
  • The Merrion Fertility Clinic is now an approved direct pay provider
  • The initial consultation & fertility tests benefits are €150 each
  • IUI benefit is increased to 50% up to €2,000 per treatment, up to 2 treatments per lifetime, female members only
  • IVF / ICSI benefit is increased to 50% up to €2,000 per treatment, up to 2 treatments per lifetime, female members only
  • Fertility counselling has been increased to 5 visits x €50
  • Benefit for vaccinations for Meningitis B and Chicken Pox included on the plan
  • The Vhi VisionCare benefit has been removed from the plan
  • Benefits for Emergency Treatment Abroad & Elective Treatment Abroad have been increased to €125,000
  • The pre & post-natal care benefit has been increased to €750
  • The Clinical Pyschologist benefit has been increased to 12 visits x €100
  • A prescription benefit has been included on the plan
  • A flu vaccination benefit has been included on the plan
  • A Child Developmental Assessment benefit has been included on the plan providing a benefit of €250 per lifetime
  • The eye test benefit has been amended to full cover in each 24 month period
  • The Optical wearables benefit is now 75% of charges in each 24 month period up to €200
  • The Male & Female Health Screening benefit has been amended to allow cover when provided in Centric Health
  • The pay & claim back Merrion Fertility Clinic benefits in section 9 of the Table of Benefits have been removed from the plan

All changes will apply to new and renewing customers from 1st September 2020.

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.


10th September, 2020

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