Tuesday March 31, 2020

Battle for market share heats up

The Irish private health insurance market has been fraught with controversy in recent years, since the VHI faced competition.

31st January, 2009

The first high-profile legal wrangles involved risk equalisation and the latest centres on the fallout from the government announcement last November, to introduce a levy on all those who subscribe to private healthcare, at a rate of €160 for an adult and €53 for a child.

The pro and anti-levy camps are firmly entrenched, but so too is the government, which is driven by a belief that a support mechanism needs to be in place...

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