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Insurers claim refunds from Mater Private Hospital

VHI discovered it had been overcharged by up to €5 million

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
17th December, 2014
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The Mater Private Hospital is facing €5 million refund claim from the VHI. Picture Feargal ward

A number of health insurers have sought multimillion euro refunds from the Mater Private Hospital in Dublin.

The Sunday Business Post understands the VHI discovered it had been overcharged by up to €5 million. This was referenced by former health minister James Reilly in the Dáil in December 2013, although he did not name the hospital at that time.

A number of other insurers have also sought refunds from the private hospital, with one...

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