Private Hospitals Association Urge Consumers to Check the Vitals of their Health Insurance Cover

The Private Hospitals Association (PHA) has today launched a new information campaign urging patients with private health insurance to be more vigilant when renewing their health cover and to ensure they are adequately covered for core treatment areas.

“Know the ABC of Private Health Cover” is an accessible guide highlighting the importance of people having appropriate cover relevant to their age and likely future health requirements, and in particular to ensure cover for more complex treatment areas such as cancer, cardiology and orthopaedics.

Comment on National Development Plan

National Development Plan Is a Missed Opportunity for Delivery of Acute Health Facilities      No solace soon for 10% of Irish population currently on patient waiting lists Government Guarantee Needed to Make Public Hospitals for Public Patients Only       16 February.  A 10-year timeline for the delivery of any new acute hospital facilities promised under…

Private Hospitals statement re #Ophelia – 08.00 Monday 16 October

Private Hospitals statement re #Ophelia – 08.00 Monday 16 October Private Hospitals across Ireland are open and prioritising urgent cases today. They are also on stand-by to assist the emergency services and wider health system if any extraordinary pressures arise due to Ophelia. Patients with appointments scheduled for Monday & Tuesday should contact their hospital…

PHA Welcomes Extra NTPF Funding for Waiting Lists in Budget 2018

Private Hospitals Association Welcomes Extra NTPF Funding for Waiting Lists But Budget 2018 ‘A Missed Opportunity’ In Ignoring Key Sláintecare Recommendation   Responding to today’s Budget announcement, the Private Hospitals Association has welcomed the commitment to spend €50M on tackling waiting lists through the National Treatment Purchase Fund (NTPF). CEO Simon Nugent said “While acknowledging…