Under the new health insurance regime, which starts on Friday, anyone aged over 34 who does not have private  insurance will have to pay higher prices if they take out a policy. File photograph: Getty Images

All the State’s health insurers reported a dramatic surge in calls yesterday as the deadline for taking out health insurance ahead of the introduction(...)

The countdown has begun. From May 1st, the older you are, the more you will pay for your health insurance – if you have not already taken out a policy(...)

Glohealth chief executive Jim Dowdall said the insurer’s  strong performance confirmed that consumers were seeking better value and better cover. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Glohealth, the Republic’s newest health insurer, ended last year with almost €6 million in assets, figures to be released shortly by the company will (...)

Minister for Health James Reilly announced  that the stamp duty on most health insurance products is to rise by 14 per cent from 

Health insurance customers have been warned to expect premium hikes of up to 15 per cent as a result of rule changes announced by Minister for Health (...)

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GloHealth has created 70 jobs since it started up in the Republic in July last year. Photograph: Jason Clarke Photography

Health insurer GloHealth has taken €35 million in insurance premiums from 52,000 customers in its first year in business.It has created 70 jobs since (...)

Jim Dowdall, Glo Health chief executive. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

These are tough times to be starting a business anywhere, but you would need a special brand of foolhardiness to dip a toe in the rapidly contr(...)