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#VHI

# vhi - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Mar 21st 2012, 7:50 PM 3,766 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
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# VHI

VHI reports annual after-tax profit of €7.4 million

Mar 21st 2012, 12:58 PM 2,180 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 2,478 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
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Feb 27th 2012, 8:08 PM 4,953 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…

European Commission sends formal notice to Ireland over VHI
# Insurance
# Insurance

European Commission sends formal notice to Ireland over VHI

Feb 27th 2012, 5:34 PM 7,655 Views 22 Comments

Ireland will now have to engage with the EC on issues relating to the regulation of VHI.

# vhi - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Quinn announces second health insurance price hike of 2012
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# Quinn

Quinn announces second health insurance price hike of 2012

Jan 24th 2012, 1:11 PM 2,107 Views 17 Comments

The insurer said prices across its schemes will rise by six per cent from March.

# vhi - Sunday 22 January, 2012

James Reilly to blame for rising health insurance costs - FF
# Health Insurance
# Health Insurance

James Reilly to blame for rising health insurance costs - FF

Jan 22nd 2012, 4:06 PM 2,547 Views 15 Comments

The Minister for Health should reverse a “dangerous” policy which is pricing people out of the health insurance market, a Fianna Fáil TD has said.

# vhi - 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 2,392 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.

# vhi - Monday 5 December, 2011

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

In numbers: the first half of Budget 2012

Dec 5th 2011, 6:14 PM 6,719 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
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# Health Insurance

VHI warns premiums could jump 50 per cent over health reforms

Dec 5th 2011, 5:34 PM 2,778 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”.

# vhi - 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 630 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.

# vhi - Thursday 18 August, 2011

Ireland faces diabetes epidemic
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# Health

Ireland faces diabetes epidemic

Aug 18th 2011, 1:04 PM 944 Views 17 Comments

Thousands of Irish people are suffering from undiagnosed diabetes, according to the results of a VHI Healthcare screening project.

# vhi - Friday 29 July, 2011

Aviva to hike cost of most popular health plan
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# Aviva

Aviva to hike cost of most popular health plan

Jul 29th 2011, 11:01 AM 340 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.

# vhi - Friday 6 May, 2011

VHI Healthcare announces resignation of chief executive
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# VHI

VHI Healthcare announces resignation of chief executive

May 6th 2011, 12:59 PM 1,163 Views 0 Comments

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

# vhi - 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

# vhi - Sunday 27 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Mar 27th 2011, 8:05 PM 2,005 Views 0 Comments

Catch up on the day’s main news, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed earlier.

Liquidator to be appointed to Ireland's newest private hospital
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# Cork

Liquidator to be appointed to Ireland's newest private hospital

Mar 27th 2011, 12:35 PM 2,837 Views 0 Comments

The €90m Cork Medical Centre – which never fully opened after the VHI refused to offer cover – will enter liquidation this week.

# vhi - Friday 11 March, 2011

One in ten chooses internet over GP
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# Health

One in ten chooses internet over GP

Mar 11th 2011, 8:07 PM 1,228 Views 0 Comments

More and more people seeking to improve their medical knowledge by going online.

# vhi - 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 1,082 Views 0 Comments

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

# vhi - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

Country's newest hospital faces closure over VHI dispute
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# Cork

Country's newest hospital faces closure over VHI dispute

Feb 23rd 2011, 10:03 PM 2,236 Views 0 Comments

The Cork Medical Centre, which hasn’t even opened to patients yet, hasn’t reached a health insurance deal with VHI.

# vhi - Sunday 9 January, 2011

VHI to increase corporate premiums
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# VHI

VHI to increase corporate premiums

Jan 9th 2011, 3:40 PM 802 Views 0 Comments

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

# vhi - Friday 7 January, 2011

The week in photos
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# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jan 7th 2011, 7:22 PM 1,161 Views 0 Comments

Dead birds, dead sick, dead lucky – the highlights of the week in pictures.

Labour calls for legal challenge to VHI hikes
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# Health

Labour calls for legal challenge to VHI hikes

Jan 7th 2011, 4:33 PM 501 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
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# VHI

VHI Healthcare boss refuses to discuss salary

Jan 7th 2011, 9:56 AM 872 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%.

# vhi - Thursday 6 January, 2011

VHI confirms price increases for 2011 premiums
# Health
# Health

VHI confirms price increases for 2011 premiums

Jan 6th 2011, 11:29 AM 1,018 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.

Hospitals reopen closed beds as VHI announces price hike
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# Health Crisis

Hospitals reopen closed beds as VHI announces price hike

Jan 6th 2011, 8:23 AM 922 Views 0 Comments

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation says the health service crisis saw a record number of people waiting on hospital trolleys yesterday.