Aviva confirms rise in premiums

Aviva confirms rise in premiums

Aviva Health is increasing its prices by an average of 12.7%.

The hikes come into effect from March 23.

It is blaming new public bed charges in hospitals, the increase in the risk equalisation levy and a rise in claims costs.

The company is calling on the Government to introduce lifetime community rating to stop younger people leaving the health insurance market because of rising premiums.


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