Wednesday June 3, 2020

Employers face health costs hike

30th December, 2014
Aongus Loughlin

Employers who offer health insurance to staff as a benefit could face extra costs in 2015 when new rules kick in next May.

From May 1, higher charges will apply to people who are 35 years or more when they first take out health insurance. Someone over 35 who takes out health insurance for the first time after May 1 will face a loading of 2 per cent per year.

Health insurance experts believe that the loading could present an issue...

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