EC rejects private hospital backers’ VHI complaint
The European Commission (EC) has rejected a complaint against the VHI by private hospital backers Jimmy Sheehan and John Flynn, writes Susan Mitchell.
Sheehan and Flynn lodged a complaint with the EC Directorate General for Competition last year, claiming that the state insurer had abused its dominant position in the Irish healthcare market. However, in a letter to the VHI and the complainants, the EC said that its preliminary view was that there were insufficient grounds for acting on the complaint. It cited a ‘‘lack of information on the alleged abuses’’ by the VHI, the ‘‘improbability’’ of finding...
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