Tuesday October 20, 2020

Money Talks: Consumer benefits

Minister for Health Mary Harney is wiser than we think.

18th August, 2007

Minister for Health Mary Harney is wiser than we think.

When she gave the nod for Quinn Direct to enter the private health insurance market in January, most of us got caught up in the risk equalisation debate.

Risk equalisation requires insurers with younger and healthier clients to compensate rivals with older patients, who make more claims.

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