Clock ticks on healthcover

With younger people spending less on health insurance, the sector has become distorted and unsettled - and now new rules are looming.

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
13th July, 2014
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In the field of health insurance, old people need young people. And right now in Ireland, as with the global pensions industry, there aren't enough of the latter to support the former.

In both pensions and health insurance, there are far more old people drawing down money than there are young people putting in money.

Here in Ireland, this has led to a distorted health insurance system, because the younger generation has taken something of...

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