Dermot Goode

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A VHI spokeswoman says it is refunding an average of 50 per cent of premium payments to each customer for the three months of public takeover.

A Government takeover of private hospitals to combat Covid-19 will leave health insurers nursing a revenue hit of €180 million, industry sources say. (...)

Coronavirus Covid-19 billboard at the Beacon Hospital, Sandyford, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

For existing policyholders and people thinking about taking out cover, private health insurance can seem a fiendishly complex subject at the best of t(...)

The indication comes as a result of the Government’s decision to bring all private hospitals under public control during the pandemic. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Irish Life Health has become the first private health insurer in Ireland to indicate to its customers that they can expect a discount in the months ah(...)

Blackrock Clinic: Insurers say they need exact details of the deal reached between the Government and private hospitals before deciding how to respond. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Health insurers have indicated they need time to assess the implications of the Government’s decision to bring all private hospitals under public cont(...)

Health insurance: Whatever your life stage, before looking for a quote, make a list of what’s important to you.  Ask your provider or a broker for policies that match your needs.

Sometimes it pays to be promiscuous, never more so than with your health insurance. In fact, if you’ve had the same cover for three years, it’s time t(...)

More than 2.2 million people in the Republic now have health insurance policies, according to the Health Insurance Authority.

If you are one of the more than a million people in Ireland who have had the same health insurance policy for more than three years you are almost cer(...)

Even if credit is readily available, don’t seek it out unless it’s absolutely necessary

With third-level students starting back at college right across the State, we take a look at what students – and their parents – need to know about th(...)

While you’re out of the country, age loadings may still apply on your return to Ireland if you cancel your domestic cover while you’re away. Photograph: iStock

Q:  I’m emigrating to Canada for work next month. I am keeping an open mind about how long I will stay, but it will be at least for a year or tw(...)

Car insurers typically won’t take into consideration claims-free bonuses earned in countries other than Ireland.

If you’re one of the thousands of emigrants touching back down on home soil this Christmas, you may be wondering if next year the festive season will (...)

John O’Dwyer,  chief executive of VHI. File photograph: Aidan Crawley.

The VHI is to cut the cost of some of its health insurance policies but the reductions will be as little as 1 per cent on some of its once most popula(...)

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