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# private-health-insurance - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

People advised not to make changes to health insurance as Covid-19 deal is arranged with private hospitals

Private hospitals will act as part of the public health system for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic, but the exact details are yet to be confirmed.

# private-health-insurance - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Concerns raised that private health insurance patients are being 'bullied' by hospitals

RTÉ’s This Week reported concerns around bullying of private health insurance holders.

# private-health-insurance - Sunday 22 March, 2015

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.

# private-health-insurance - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

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.

# private-health-insurance - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Damien Kiberd: Why we need to deliver an Irish version of the NHS

Two million Irish people pay for private health cover out of fear of our public system – but both are broken. Here’s what we COULD do…

# private-health-insurance - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Department of Health to increase cost of health insurance policies

The stamp duty for health insurance products providing ‘advanced’ cover will increase from €350 to €399 per adult and from €120 to €135 per child from 1 March

# private-health-insurance - Saturday 2 November, 2013

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.

# private-health-insurance - Thursday 16 May, 2013

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

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

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

# private-health-insurance - Monday 13 May, 2013

Charging private patients for public beds will drive up premiums by 25% - report

Insurance companies are worried about the decline in young people enrolling as the costs of insuring those over 60 are considerably higher.

# private-health-insurance - Thursday 21 March, 2013

HSE fails to submit €74 million worth of consultant claims

An Oireachtas report found that consultants were not signing off on claims and recommended that the HSE look at naming those holding up the collection of income.

# private-health-insurance - Saturday 23 February, 2013

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

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

# private-health-insurance - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Poll: Do you have health insurance? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you have health insurance?

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

# private-health-insurance - Friday 30 November, 2012

€150 million to be paid by insurers to HSE 'by year end' - Reilly HSE

€150 million to be paid by insurers to HSE 'by year end' - Reilly

The outstanding money is a result of private patients being treated in public beds.

# private-health-insurance - Monday 22 October, 2012

VHI prices set to rise next month

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.

# private-health-insurance - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Health insurance set to rise - but no-one knows by how much

Three months before the risk equalisation scheme is due to come into effect, it remains unknown as to what impact it will have on private health insurance premiums.