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“It’s vital you review your plan each year. Many members miss out on huge savings by auto-renewing their policy without scrutinising whether it’s still meeting their needs or if a better plan is available.” Photograph: Getty Images

Customers of Laya Healthcare are to be hit with a second price rise in six months, with some families facing annual increases of close to €300. The (...)

Laya Healthcare says  the average price increase would add approximately €35 onto each policy.  Photograph: iStock

The average cost of insurance with Laya Healthcare is to climb by almost 3 per cent from the start of next year despite the level of claims falling du(...)

The Government has taken  over the facilities of 19 private hospitals. That has left many of those who are paying thousands of euro each year in private health insurance wondering what they are paying for

There are many thousands of people across the country who either pay monthly or annually for a range of services – from trains to schools to health cl(...)

The insurer said 80 jobs will be created with the opening of the centres, which will be open from 10am to 10pm, 365 days a year

Private healthcare insurer Laya is to create a nationwide network of health and wellbeing clinics. The move is seen as a belated response to VHI’s de(...)

Laya Healthcare managing director Dónal Clancy said 2019 looked set to be “another solid-performing year”. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Pretax profit at the country’s second-largest health insurance provider, Laya Healthcare last year increased by 4 per cent to €20.6 million as revenue(...)

Rivals VHI and Irish Life Health have also increased prices this year

Insurer Laya Healthcare is to increase the cost of its plans for the second time this year with prices set to increase by 1.7 per cent from November 1(...)

Health checks: Laya recommends workplace diabetes and blood-pressure testing. Photograph: iStock/Getty

Ireland’s second-largest private health insurer, Laya Healthcare, has urged the Government to introduce financial incentives for companies to support (...)

Laya said it would reimburse between 50 and 75 per cent of the initial fees across many of the schemes in the new clinics. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Laya Healthcare has announced a strategic tie-up with Affidea, previously Euromedic, to establish a new network of minor-injury clinics in the Republ(...)

Majella Duffy died last Friday while climbing the mountain in memory of her late father.

A 35-year-old Irish woman who died while climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania has been described as “very kind and good natured”. Majella Duffy fr(...)

Laya Healthcare has  blamed an “unsustainable increase in the cost and volume of claims in public and private hospitals” and  “a significant increase in consultant costs” for  increases in its premiums. File photograph: Getty Images

Laya Healthcare is to increase the cost of 49 premiums starting in the new year with the average increase across affected plans coming in at 5 per cen(...)

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