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# vhi - Thursday 16 April, 2020

VHI and other insurers to partially refund customers after takeover of private hospitals during Covid-19 crisis
# Insurance
# Insurance

VHI and other insurers to partially refund customers after takeover of private hospitals during Covid-19 crisis

Updated Apr 16th 2020, 8:59 PM 83,327 Views 70 Comments

The size of the refund a customer receives is based on the plan that they have with the insurer.

# vhi - Sunday 2 June, 2019

In Pictures: Tens of thousands turn out for annual Women's Mini Marathon
# Dublin
# Dublin

In Pictures: Tens of thousands turn out for annual Women's Mini Marathon

Jun 2nd 2019, 6:41 PM 31,742 Views 28 Comments

The race was won by Aoibhe Richardson from Portland A.C in the US at a time of 34.35.

# vhi - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Almost 80% of corporate workers are concerned over mental health, study finds
# Vhi Report
# Vhi Report

Almost 80% of corporate workers are concerned over mental health, study finds

Jun 20th 2018, 9:44 AM 13,825 Views 57 Comments

One in five corporate workers have missed work in the past year due to stress, anxiety or depression.

# vhi - Thursday 18 January, 2018

VHI is bringing its prices down by an average of 5.5%
# Price Drop
# Price Drop

VHI is bringing its prices down by an average of 5.5%

Jan 18th 2018, 6:33 PM 15,566 Views 26 Comments

The reductions kick in on 1 March.

# vhi - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

VHI set to cut the price of health insurance on 26 of its plans
# Competitive
# Competitive

VHI set to cut the price of health insurance on 26 of its plans

Oct 4th 2017, 8:22 AM 19,343 Views 13 Comments

The changes are to take effect from 1 November.

# vhi - Thursday 15 June, 2017

From September only VHI customers will be able to use VHI SwiftCare Clinics
# No Room At The Clinic
# No Room At The Clinic

From September only VHI customers will be able to use VHI SwiftCare Clinics

Jun 15th 2017, 12:46 PM 36,307 Views 55 Comments

The health insurance provider wants to ensure its customers have speedy access to the facilities.

# vhi - Friday 16 December, 2016

Parkrun secures 'groundbreaking' partnership to aid further growth of free event
# Running
From The42
# Running

Parkrun secures 'groundbreaking' partnership to aid further growth of free event

Dec 16th 2016, 1:46 PM 4,903 Views 9 Comments

A new five-year deal with Vhi Healthcare has been announced.

# vhi - Thursday 15 September, 2016

VHI to raise health insurance prices by average of 3%
# Rising Costs
# Rising Costs

VHI to raise health insurance prices by average of 3%

Sep 15th 2016, 6:42 PM 11,708 Views 44 Comments

The changes come into effect on 1 November.

# vhi - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Over 200 'bounce injuries' last summer with patients aged from two to 53
# Someone's Gonna Get Hurt
# Someone's Gonna Get Hurt

Over 200 'bounce injuries' last summer with patients aged from two to 53

May 28th 2015, 9:46 AM 11,607 Views 23 Comments

Adults are being warned not to try out their bouncing skills after consuming alcohol.

# vhi - Thursday 14 May, 2015

102 people signed up for health insurance EVERY HOUR in April
# Stampede
# Stampede

102 people signed up for health insurance EVERY HOUR in April

May 14th 2015, 12:26 PM 9,731 Views 49 Comments

With the 30 April looming, Irish people bit the bullet en masse and signed on the dotted line.

# vhi - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Doctors warn insurance companies off their turf

Doctors warn insurance companies off their turf

Feb 25th 2015, 11:59 PM 16,331 Views 38 Comments

The Irish Medical Organisation has called on the government to call a halt to insurance companies introducing such services.

# vhi - Sunday 15 February, 2015

'The mini marathon can help you make a complete lifestyle change'
# Fitness
From The42
# Fitness

'The mini marathon can help you make a complete lifestyle change'

Feb 15th 2015, 2:30 PM 4,179 Views 0 Comments

With 16 weeks to go, you can revolutionise your life.

# vhi - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Today's top stories in 7 seconds
# News Wrap
# News Wrap

Today's top stories in 7 seconds

Jan 27th 2015, 12:59 PM 14,607 Views 3 Comments

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

VHI customer? A small bit of good news for you
# VHI
# VHI

VHI customer? A small bit of good news for you

Jan 27th 2015, 11:52 AM 16,486 Views 8 Comments

Might save you a few bob.

# vhi - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Vhi announces after-tax surplus of €65 million, but can't rule out premium increases
# In Good Health
# In Good Health

Vhi announces after-tax surplus of €65 million, but can't rule out premium increases

Jun 17th 2014, 9:53 AM 3,967 Views 22 Comments

The company also announced that it had finalised a reinsurance deal with Warren Buffett’s company, Berkshire Hathaway.

# vhi - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Jan 29th 2014, 8:43 AM 7,316 Views 3 Comments

Happy Wednesday… Here’s the nine things you need to know this morning.

# vhi - Thursday 19 December, 2013

St Vincent's Hospital denies fraud claims by Senator John Crown
# Cancer Drugs
# Cancer Drugs

St Vincent's Hospital denies fraud claims by Senator John Crown

Dec 19th 2013, 10:57 PM 13,974 Views 33 Comments

The chairman of St Vincent’s Healthcare Group has written to Senator John Crown and asked him to send on all information he has in relation to the matter.

# vhi - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Health insurance bosses stress the need to attract young people to the market
# Health Committee
# Health Committee

Health insurance bosses stress the need to attract young people to the market

Nov 28th 2013, 12:29 PM 6,312 Views 34 Comments

Speaking before the Oireachtas committee today, one stressed that proposed legislation won’t cause an increase in premiums.

# vhi - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Vhi recovers almost €7m that was overcharged in 2012
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Vhi recovers almost €7m that was overcharged in 2012

Sep 17th 2013, 10:52 AM 7,172 Views 15 Comments

A total of €10.5 million was recovered through the actions of its Special Claims Investigation Unit and third party recovery process.

# vhi - Friday 24 May, 2013

Another 21,000 people stopped their private health insurance in Q1
# Health Insurance
# Health Insurance

Another 21,000 people stopped their private health insurance in Q1

May 24th 2013, 8:29 PM 10,142 Views 27 Comments

45.3 per cent of the population is now covered by private insurance – down from a peak of 50.9 per cent.

# vhi - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Senior consultant: "€1,000-a-night to stay on a trolley in a public hospital"
# VHI
# VHI

Senior consultant: "€1,000-a-night to stay on a trolley in a public hospital"

May 16th 2013, 4:16 PM 16,417 Views 64 Comments

Professor Michael O’Keefe has claimed private insurance companies are being charged for patients in public wards.

# vhi - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Trampolines and bouncy castles can be a danger to children, warn doctors
# Ouch
# Ouch

Trampolines and bouncy castles can be a danger to children, warn doctors

May 4th 2013, 7:45 AM 12,463 Views 48 Comments

In one month alone, 45 patients turned up with injuries from bouncing – most of whom were under 10 years of ago.

# vhi - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Changes to health insurance system won't mean 15pc hike - government
# Health Insurance
# Health Insurance

Changes to health insurance system won't mean 15pc hike - government

May 2nd 2013, 3:49 PM 6,154 Views 19 Comments

It had been reported that changes in how the State charges insurers for public beds could send premiums even higher.

# vhi - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Vhi international pays out over €6.6 million in 2012
# Health Insurance
# Health Insurance

Vhi international pays out over €6.6 million in 2012

Mar 28th 2013, 6:30 AM 5,757 Views 14 Comments

The insurance company paid out €4.1 million in medical and hospital cases, and €330,000 in maternity claims.

# vhi - Sunday 24 March, 2013

IMO to review circumstances of McNeice's €10m pension
# IMO
# IMO

IMO to review circumstances of McNeice's €10m pension

Mar 24th 2013, 3:28 PM 5,857 Views 64 Comments

The former chief executive of the Irish Medical Organisation departs with a €10 million pension which has been halved following negotiations.

# vhi - Monday 4 March, 2013

Numbers with private health insurance fall by 64,000 in 2012
# Health Insurance
# Health Insurance

Numbers with private health insurance fall by 64,000 in 2012

Mar 4th 2013, 12:56 PM 5,333 Views 18 Comments

Just under 2.1 million were covered by private policies at the end of 2012, a fall of nearly 3 per cent over the year.

# vhi - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Government urged to use VHI shareholding to negotiate consultant fee reduction
# Health Insurance
# Health Insurance

Government urged to use VHI shareholding to negotiate consultant fee reduction

Mar 2nd 2013, 6:15 PM 5,614 Views 52 Comments

An average of 6,000 people leave the private health insurance market every month and Fianna Fáil said there is little incentive for young people to take it on.

# vhi - Saturday 23 February, 2013

Laya healthcare to increase premiums in April amid 'healthcare crisis'
# Health Insurance
# Health Insurance

Laya healthcare to increase premiums in April amid 'healthcare crisis'

Feb 23rd 2013, 1:48 PM 6,486 Views 42 Comments

The managing director of the company, Dónal Clancy, said that Ireland’s healthcare market needed “radical reform”.

# vhi - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Jan 30th 2013, 4:50 PM 6,497 Views 2 Comments

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

Vhi confirms further price increases
# Health Insurance
# Health Insurance

Vhi confirms further price increases

Jan 30th 2013, 9:46 AM 5,168 Views 37 Comments

Premium costs will rise from next month.

Poll: Do you have health insurance?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you have health insurance?

Jan 30th 2013, 8:54 AM 13,876 Views 86 Comments

VHI is reported to be announcing another price increase today as the number of those with private healthcare falls. Do you have health insurance?

# vhi - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

Vhi issues warning ahead of busiest day for treating accidents and injuries
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Vhi issues warning ahead of busiest day for treating accidents and injuries

Dec 25th 2012, 8:30 AM 6,269 Views 7 Comments

Coughs, colds, trips and falls are the most common injuries and illnesses around Christmas. Watch yourselves.

# vhi - Thursday 25 October, 2012

Health insurers call for levy to be scrapped for children's policies
# Health Insurance
# Health Insurance

Health insurers call for levy to be scrapped for children's policies

Oct 25th 2012, 9:21 PM 4,944 Views 20 Comments

Representatives from all four health insurers told an Oireachtas committee it could help to save a struggling industry.

# vhi - Monday 22 October, 2012

VHI prices set to rise next month
# Insurance
# Insurance

VHI prices set to rise next month

Oct 22nd 2012, 10:36 AM 5,730 Views 44 Comments

The company said the fact that people are living longer with chronic illnesses and the rising cost of public hospitals were the main factors contributing to the increase.

# vhi - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

VHI welcomes EU proposal to abolish its state guarantee
# VHI
# VHI

VHI welcomes EU proposal to abolish its state guarantee

Jul 25th 2012, 2:05 PM 3,452 Views 5 Comments

The proposal from the EU Commission said VHI’s state protection gave it an unfair advantage over its competitors.

# vhi - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Howlin insists: If Unions keep Croke Park commitments, we’ll keep ours
# Croke Park Deal
# Croke Park Deal

Howlin insists: If Unions keep Croke Park commitments, we’ll keep ours

Jun 28th 2012, 1:03 PM 3,649 Views 60 Comments

The public expenditure minister tells the Dáil that lower-paid public servants will not have their increments cut.

# vhi - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Mar 21st 2012, 7:50 PM 3,761 Views 0 Comments

Your essential news round-up, including the day’s biggest stories plus a few bits and pieces you may have missed along the way.

VHI reports annual after-tax profit of €7.4 million
# VHI
# VHI

VHI reports annual after-tax profit of €7.4 million

Mar 21st 2012, 12:58 PM 2,162 Views 14 Comments

The health insurer’s profits compare to after-tax losses of €3.1 million in 2010 and €41.7 million in 2009.

# vhi - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Less than half of Irish population have health insurance cover
# Health Insurance
# Health Insurance

Less than half of Irish population have health insurance cover

Feb 29th 2012, 2:20 PM 2,466 Views 10 Comments

New figures from the Health Insurance Authority show that 47 per cent of the population are covered by inpatient health insurance.

# vhi - Monday 27 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Feb 27th 2012, 8:08 PM 4,941 Views 1 Comment

All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed in one handy round-up…

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