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Emma Kennedy: Health and wealth

It’s renewal time for thousands of entrants to insurance market - they face some difficult decisions

17th April, 2016

New rules introduced almost a year ago were designed to encourage younger customers to purchase health insurance.

Since May 1 last year, higher charges apply to people who are 35 years or more when they first take out health insurance.

In the weeks leading up to last year’s lifetime community rating deadline, thousands of people took out health insurance for the first time, in a bid to escape a penalty loading on their health insurance bill....

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