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# health-insurance - Monday 9 January, 2012

Four in ten see 'no future for themselves' in Ireland - survey
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# Hard Up

Four in ten see 'no future for themselves' in Ireland - survey

Jan 9th 2012, 8:44 AM 2,475 Views 24 Comments

More than half of households are now struggling to pay basic bills, according to new figures from the Irish League of Credit Unions.

# health-insurance - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Health insurers set to absorb new levy hike - for now
# Health Insurance
# Health Insurance

Health insurers set to absorb new levy hike - for now

Jan 4th 2012, 7:05 PM 2,378 Views 13 Comments

The government’s levy on health insurance has been raised by €80 for adults – but VHI and Aviva will not pass on the increase.

# health-insurance - Friday 23 December, 2011

334 jobs safeguarded as Quinn Healthcare sold to Swiss group
# Health Insurance
# Health Insurance

334 jobs safeguarded as Quinn Healthcare sold to Swiss group

Dec 23rd 2011, 12:18 PM 1,669 Views 7 Comments

Reinsurance company Swiss Re has bought the health insurance company, and secured its operations with 334 jobs secured.

# health-insurance - Thursday 22 December, 2011

Poll: Will premium hikes put you off health insurance?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will premium hikes put you off health insurance?

Dec 22nd 2011, 10:29 AM 2,958 Views 22 Comments

Today we’re asking if the increases in health insurance premiums will discourage you from renewing your coverage next year.

# health-insurance - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Winners and losers of Budget 2012: In pictures
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Winners and losers of Budget 2012: In pictures

Dec 7th 2011, 7:35 AM 4,793 Views 3 Comments

There was plenty at stake in the austere Budget presented by Brendan Howlin and Michael Noonan over the past two days. This slideshow will fill you in…

# health-insurance - Monday 5 December, 2011

Gardaí warn that station closures 'will change DNA of policing'
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Gardaí warn that station closures 'will change DNA of policing'

Dec 5th 2011, 6:51 PM 4,294 Views 25 Comments

31 Garda stations will be closed as part of Budget cutbacks – a move that Gardaí say will destroy the ethos of community policing.

In numbers: the first half of Budget 2012
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

In numbers: the first half of Budget 2012

Dec 5th 2011, 6:14 PM 6,705 Views 43 Comments

A numerical breakdown of where the government has cut €2.2 billion in spending,

VHI warns premiums could jump 50 per cent over health reforms
# Health Insurance
# Health Insurance

VHI warns premiums could jump 50 per cent over health reforms

Dec 5th 2011, 5:34 PM 2,773 Views 20 Comments

Minister Howlin said the govt would seek to save €143m by improving “the generation and collection of private income in public hospitals”.

# health-insurance - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Quinn Healthcare announces price rise of 12 per cent
# Health Insurance
# Health Insurance

Quinn Healthcare announces price rise of 12 per cent

Nov 29th 2011, 5:11 PM 1,668 Views 15 Comments

The changes will come into effect next year, the company said today.

TDs to vote on 'cost subsidy' for health insurance
# Health Insurance
# Health Insurance

TDs to vote on 'cost subsidy' for health insurance

Nov 29th 2011, 11:46 AM 1,714 Views 5 Comments

A new Health Insurance Bill will offer tax rebates to older health insurance, hoping to balance the cost of insuring young and old.

# health-insurance - Friday 4 November, 2011

Almost 70 per cent of unpaid hospital charges owed by VHI - report
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# Health Insurance

Almost 70 per cent of unpaid hospital charges owed by VHI - report

Nov 4th 2011, 4:52 PM 621 Views 9 Comments

According to figures obtained by the Medical Independent, the VHI owes more money to the HSE in unpaid hospital charges than any other insurer.

# health-insurance - Monday 10 October, 2011

Allianz Worldwide Care creates 150 new posts
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Allianz Worldwide Care creates 150 new posts

Oct 10th 2011, 7:41 AM 1,016 Views 2 Comments

Health insurer has a range of jobs to be filled – and they are hiring for an immediate start.

# health-insurance - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Ireland loses health insurance case in European court
# Health Insurance
# Health Insurance

Ireland loses health insurance case in European court

Sep 29th 2011, 12:44 PM 1,169 Views 7 Comments

The landmark case has implications for the future of VHI Healthcare, the State-owned private health insurer.

# health-insurance - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

Fewer and fewer people have private health insurance
# Health
# Health

Fewer and fewer people have private health insurance

Aug 31st 2011, 2:26 PM 620 Views 6 Comments

New CSO data also says 30 per cent of adults have a medical card – and that hospital waiting lists are getting much longer.

# health-insurance - Saturday 27 August, 2011

# health-insurance - Friday 29 July, 2011

Aviva to hike cost of most popular health plan
# Aviva
# Aviva

Aviva to hike cost of most popular health plan

Jul 29th 2011, 11:01 AM 326 Views 2 Comments

The health insurer will increase its premiums for the second time this year, with its Level 2 plan now costing over €1,000.

# health-insurance - Friday 6 May, 2011

VHI Healthcare announces resignation of chief executive
# VHI
# VHI

VHI Healthcare announces resignation of chief executive

May 6th 2011, 12:59 PM 1,126 Views 1 Comment

The State’s largest health insurer says its chief executive, Jimmy Tolan, will quit in six months to return to the private sector.

# health-insurance - Thursday 14 April, 2011

VHI says deficit narrowed by €3.1m last year
Live Apr 14th 2011, 2:08 PM

VHI says deficit narrowed by €3.1m last year

# health-insurance - Friday 25 February, 2011

Department publishes review of VHI claims costs
# Milliman Report
# Milliman Report

Department publishes review of VHI claims costs

Feb 25th 2011, 9:38 PM 1,077 Views 1 Comment

Milliman’s report into VHI’s cost control, and how it can streamline its operations, is published in redacted form.

# health-insurance - Friday 28 January, 2011

# health-insurance - Sunday 9 January, 2011

VHI to increase corporate premiums
# VHI
# VHI

VHI to increase corporate premiums

Jan 9th 2011, 3:40 PM 797 Views 0 Comments

The changes to corporate premiums are expected to take place in March.

# health-insurance - Friday 7 January, 2011

Labour calls for legal challenge to VHI hikes
# Health
# Health

Labour calls for legal challenge to VHI hikes

Jan 7th 2011, 4:33 PM 498 Views 0 Comments

The Equality Authority could appeal the hikes, Labour says, as Active Retirement Ireland attacks the portrayal of older people.

VHI Healthcare boss refuses to discuss salary
# VHI
# VHI

VHI Healthcare boss refuses to discuss salary

Jan 7th 2011, 9:56 AM 863 Views 0 Comments

The head of major Irish health insurer VHI would not discuss his pay, the Examiner reports, as VHI plans to increase premium rates by up to 45%.

# health-insurance - Thursday 6 January, 2011

VHI confirms price increases for 2011 premiums
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# Health

VHI confirms price increases for 2011 premiums

Jan 6th 2011, 11:29 AM 1,011 Views 0 Comments

Major health insurer says some of its customers will face premium increases of up to 45%, while the most popular family plan will cost on average an extra €331 per annum.