VHI Health Insurance

Nurses Plan

One of our most cost-effective and family focussed plans, Nurses Plan was developed with the needs of the nursing profession in mind. And now, you can benefit from this plan that gives you access to great value family health insurance with a difference.

Explore this plan's benefits

Your hospital accommodation – what you’re covered for…

• Full cover in a wide range of private hospitals with semi-private room accommodation and semi-private and private rooms in public hospitals.

• 2,500 in-patient consultants.

• New advanced treatments in areas such as cardiac and cancer care.

• Medical costs of in-patient diagnosis and tests covered too.

• Private hospital excess - €50.

Your everyday medical expenses – what’s included…

• Annual benefit up to €3,200 per person. (excess €125)

• Consultants - €60 per visit.

• Referrals to consultant pathologists - €60 per referral.

• Consultant radiologists, per procedure - €60.

• Vhi Online Doctor - full cover for 6 visits available through the Vhi App.

The excess means that when your eligible benefits have exceeded the value of €125, we will then pay remaining eligible benefits right up to the value of €3,200. Take a moment to review the Table of Benefits for more details.

Vhi SwiftCare Clinics – dedicated benefits for Vhi customers

Why wait to be treated for minor injuries and illnesses? Vhi SwiftCare Clinics will aim to treat you within the hour and as a Vhi customer you can avail of the following exclusive benefits:

  • Initial consultation cost is €125 – you pay €50.

  • Follow up treatment package after this consultation for x-rays, tests and medical aids, we pay 50% of the total cost and the max you will pay is €100 per visit.

See this plans table of benefits for more details.

You get more with Vhi Healthcare – our extras

• NurseLine 24/7 - qualified nurses can answer your questions over the phone day and night.

• Register with MyVhi to get your digital membership card, use snap and send claiming, view your policy benefits, online documents and more.

• Offers and discounts – like 15% discount on laser eye surgery.

• Second Opinion for Kids service offers you a medical second opinion for your child. For more details call 1850 247 724.

• Unique genetic testing cover to help determine if you are at risk of developing breast, ovarian or colorectal cancer.

Newborns, mums and more – what you’re covered for…

• Full cover in a public hospital for three days.

• Your consultant, the anaesthetist’s fee for your epidural, in-patient pathologist fees and a paediatric consultation – agreed charges.

• €400 towards consultants’ visits before and after the birth.

• One-to-One midwife pregnancy support service - giving new and experienced mums the support they need, over the phone, right throughout their pregnancy. 

• €4,000 in home birth benefit.

• Contribution towards baby massage classes and breastfeeding consultations.

New Maternity & Baby Bundle

Our new Maternity & Baby bundle gives you and your baby access to a wider range of new and improved benefits to support you throughout your pregnancy. 

You’ll have the flexibility to choose from benefits such as a maternity scan, yoga, Pilates and ante natal classes through to breast feeding consultations and baby swim classes.
Find out more in the table of benefits below.

Cover towards fertility - part of your plan...

Benefit towards the cost of specific fertility tests and treatments when carried out in a Vhi participating fertility treatment centre.

Mental health and well-being – part of your plan…

• In-patient mental health treatment for up to 100 days 

• Cover towards mental health therapy in Dean Clinics

• 91 days in-patient treatment for alcoholism, drug or other substance abuse in any five-year period.  

Caring for you and the family – home or away

• Cover of up to €100,000 if any medical emergencies arise. 

• Cover treatment that is not available in Ireland up to €100,000, as long as it’s approved in advance.

Don't forget...

If you are taking out health insurance for the first time, renewing on a higher level of cover or moving from another Irish health insurer, waiting periods may apply.  Please read our terms and conditions below to find out more about waiting periods.

The plan benefits shown here apply to policies purchased and effective today.

Plan benefits are updated occasionally.