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Minister for Health Dr James Reilly has introduced a new insurance ‘loading’ system. Photograph: Frank Miller

Customers over the age of 35 will pay a 2 per cent per year penalty on their health insurance following the introduction of a new loading by Minist(...)

Health insurance: more than 500,000 people will be renewing their cover in the weeks ahead. Illustration: Thinkstock

Why is health insurance back in the news?It is rarely out of the headlines, and it is not hard to see why. More than 500,000 people will be renewing t(...)

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 (...)

There is no avoiding it. After the budget, looking after your health is likely to diminish your wealth. If you have a private health insurance policy,(...)

On the day of the budget, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan capped the amount of premium on which tax relief is available to €1,000 per adult and €500 per child. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Health insurers have urged the Government to review the changes in tax relief on private health policies announced in this week’s budget, which will r(...)

Two patients are lying on trollies in casualty in a public hospital. One has health insurance and the other doesn’t. There are no private beds availab(...)

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