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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Health Insurance Authority

All time
# squeezed students
'I'm not sure my friends can afford it': International students face hike in health insurance costs
There has been no clarity from immigration authorities about when rules will be enforced.
# The briefcase
Here's everything you need to know about business this week
Everyone was talking about Ryanair’s U-turn, trains and automobiles, and the city-country divide.
# off their trolleys
Are new health insurance rules 'insane'? Here's what we learned today...
The head of the private health insurance regulator made some alarming comments this morning.
# down down down
Almost 50,000 people dropped their health insurance in the last year
The number of people with cover has been reducing year on year since the end of 2008.
# Commitment
Reilly: Everyone will have free GP care by 2016, IMO: There’s no hope of that
Reilly also said that he will legislate in the new year to crackdown on private health insurance providers offering plans which exclude treatment at certain hospitals.
# Health Insurance
Another 21,000 people stopped their private health insurance in Q1
45.3 per cent of the population is now covered by private insurance – down from a peak of 50.9 per cent.
# Health Insurance
Numbers with private health insurance fall by 64,000 in 2012
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.
# Insurance
Health insurance: Numbers covered fell again in second quarter
The latest data from the Health Insurance Authority show that the numbers covered fell by 16,000 between March and June.
# Competition
New health insurer to create jobs and competition
GloHealth is Ireland’s fourth health insurer.
# Health Insurance
HIA: 1,000 people a week dropping health insurance
The Health Insurance Authority has warned of a cycle of increased premiums causing more customers to cancel policies, resulting in premiums rising further.
# Health Insurance
Less than half of Irish population have health insurance cover
New figures from the Health Insurance Authority show that 47 per cent of the population are covered by inpatient health insurance.