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Reilly warned over benefit cuts by health insurers

The Minister for Health, James Reilly, has been urged to force health insurers to reinstate or maintain full cover for orthopaedic and ophthalmic procedures under the minimum benefits regulation.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
4th December, 2011

The Minister for Health, James Reilly, has been urged to force health insurers to reinstate or maintain full cover for orthopaedic and ophthalmic procedures under the minimum benefits regulation.

With up to 850,000 people set to renew their health insurance policies in December, January and February, brokers have warned many people -and employers are unaware - that only the most expensive plans on offer from the state's largest health insurer, the VHI, offer full cover...

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