Beware of cheap health insurance plans

The cheapest health insurance plans are of little use, and leave consumers facing unexpected hospital bills

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
2nd October, 2016
Expensive policies are out of reach for many Picture Getty

Beware of cheap health insurance plans.

Last year, this newspaper wrote about the proliferation of cheap health insurance plans that doctors warned were effectively useless.

Many people in Ireland buy health insurance because they fear that the public health system will not give them the care they may need in a timely fashion.

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