Vhi price and benefit changes 01.11.2016

Vhi will increase net adult premiums on various plans by an average of 4% On 1 November. Vhi will also end their half price kids offer on the One Plan range, Teachers Plan Select and Nurses Plan Select plan on 1 November. Vhi will start a half price kids offer on the One Plan Family plan on this date. Children’s premiums will be €152.32.

A full price template can be found here. FileVhi template 1 November.xlsx

Vhi will also change benefits on 1 November:

Company Plan Plus Level 1.3
Day case excess will reduce from €150 to €50 per claim.
Home birth benefit will increase from €3,400 to €3,500.
Convalescent Care – Increase from €30 per night to €60 per night.
Cancer Care Support – Increase from €100 per night with a maximum €1,500, to €100 per night with no maximum.
Parent Accompanying Child – increase from €100 per day to €105 per day.
Inclusion of a Manual Lymph Drainage benefit.
Pre and Post Natal care – Increase from €350 to €450.
Inclusion of Emergency Dental benefit of up to €500.

PMI 32 12
Inclusion of Vhi Fertility Programme (see note below)
Inclusion of Vhi VisionCare

PMI 40 15
Inclusion of Vhi Fertility Programme (see note below) and change to acupuncturist and dietician benefit (now 5 combined visits)

PMI 41 15 and PMI 42 15
Inclusion of Vhi VisionCare

Vhi Fertility Programme
From 1st November 2016, the Vhi Fertility Programme will be available to all members of these plans. Vhi will also waive upgrade waiting periods for this benefit for existing Vhi members.

These changes are effective 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.