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#VHI

# vhi - This year 2022

Chief operations officer Anne O’Connor to leave HSE for VHI role
# HSE
# HSE

Chief operations officer Anne O’Connor to leave HSE for VHI role

Apr 4th 2022, 5:35 PM 32,825 Views 17 Comments

Anne O’Connor has been the chief operations officer since 2018.

VHI to return money to customers as number of claims remains lower than expected due to pandemic
# Insurance
# Insurance

VHI to return money to customers as number of claims remains lower than expected due to pandemic

Mar 28th 2022, 3:32 PM 36,159 Views 5 Comments

Customers will receive a return ranging from €75 to €300 per adult and from €25 to €100 per child.

# vhi - Last year 2021

VHI CEO to resume role after investigation into him receiving Covid-19 vaccine at Beacon Hospital
# VHI
# VHI

VHI CEO to resume role after investigation into him receiving Covid-19 vaccine at Beacon Hospital

May 21st 2021, 3:39 PM 19,201 Views 0 Comments

The VHI had said in March that its CEO had received treatment for cancer at the Beacon Hospital.

VHI CEO steps aside pending investigation into him receiving Covid-19 vaccine at Beacon Hospital
# Covid Vaccine
# Covid Vaccine

VHI CEO steps aside pending investigation into him receiving Covid-19 vaccine at Beacon Hospital

Mar 30th 2021, 7:41 PM 32,800 Views 0 Comments

A statement from VHI said that its CEO John O’Dwyer had received treatment for cancer at the Beacon Hospital.

# vhi - All time

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 83,859 Views 73 Comments

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

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 31,801 Views 28 Comments

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

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 13,992 Views 57 Comments

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

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 15,588 Views 18 Comments

The reductions kick in on 1 March.

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 19,373 Views 13 Comments

The changes are to take effect from 1 November.

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 36,773 Views 55 Comments

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

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 4,938 Views 9 Comments

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

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 11,767 Views 43 Comments

The changes come into effect on 1 November.

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 11,659 Views 23 Comments

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

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 9,757 Views 49 Comments

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

Doctors warn insurance companies off their turf

Doctors warn insurance companies off their turf

Feb 25th 2015, 11:59 PM 16,384 Views 38 Comments

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

'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 4,197 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Today's top stories in 7 seconds

Jan 27th 2015, 12:59 PM 14,627 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 16,510 Views 8 Comments

Might save you a few bob.

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 3,987 Views 22 Comments

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

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 14,073 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.

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 6,363 Views 34 Comments

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

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 7,202 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.

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 10,157 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.

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 17,030 Views 64 Comments

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

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 12,714 Views 48 Comments

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

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 6,166 Views 19 Comments

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

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 5,798 Views 14 Comments

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

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 5,918 Views 64 Comments

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

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 5,362 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.

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 5,640 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.

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 6,508 Views 42 Comments

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

Vhi confirms further price increases
# Health Insurance
# Health Insurance

Vhi confirms further price increases

Jan 30th 2013, 9:46 AM 5,233 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 13,921 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 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 6,285 Views 7 Comments

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

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 4,968 Views 20 Comments

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

VHI prices set to rise next month
# Insurance
# Insurance

VHI prices set to rise next month

Oct 22nd 2012, 10:36 AM 5,753 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 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 3,467 Views 5 Comments

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

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 3,674 Views 60 Comments

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

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