Customers stung by VHI hike should shop around

Consumers affected by the VHI’s hike in premiums last week should begin shopping around for better alternatives, a health insurance consultant has said.

8th January, 2011

Consumers affected by the VHI’s hike in premiums last week should begin shopping around for better alternatives, a health insurance consultant has said.

Aonghus Loughlin, head of healthcare and risk consulting at Towers Watson, said VHI premiums had gone up by such a margin for many customers that better value was likely to be found by changing policies.

‘‘The first thing I’d say to people is that they have to take stock of...

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