Category Archives: Health

Irish Life Health officially launches in Irish market

http://www.rte.ie/news/business/2016/0829/812661-irish-life-health/
New health insurer Irish Life Health has officially launched in the Irish market. The company was formed following the acquisition of Aviva Health earlier this year by Irish Life and Irish Life's full acquisition of GloHealth. Although the new entity means there will now be less choice for customers – with the number of health insurers falling from four to three – Irish Life said the new company “will give customers an innovative and compelling alternative to the existing health insurance offerings”. Irish Life Health has 21% market share and 425,000 customers here. As part of the formation of the new company, all 160 employees of Aviva Health and GloHealth have now moved to the Irish Life campus on Abbey Street in Dublin, where the Irish Life Health offices are located. Irish Life was acquired by the Canadian-headquartered financial services firm Great-West...

Aviva Health becomes Irish Life Health

What does this announcement mean? As of today, Irish Life Group has acquired Aviva Health and GloHealth. This is simply confirmation of the planned agreement that was announced in March of this year. From today, a significant new force in the health insurance market has been created and will shortly be called Irish Life Health. Is Irish Life Health my new health insurer as of today? Aviva Health will be re-branding to Irish Life Health over the next month or so. For now, we will continue to trade as Aviva Health and it is very much business as usual. We will be in touch directly with you closer to the time of the company re-branding. Who is the new Irish Life Health CEO? Jim Dowdall will be the Managing Director of Irish Life Health. What impact does this announcement have on you? There is...
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