VHI


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VHI

Abbreviation for:
Veterinary Heart Institute
Voluntary Health Insurance (Ireland)
voluntary health insurance
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In July VHI raised [euro]90million of debt through Berkshire Hathaway when it became a regulated insurer like its rivals.
He claimed the deal covers all salary and benefits up to March 31, including the renewal of his VHI subscription.
The SCGH Ethics Committee approved this trial (approval number 2010-039) and a waiver of patient consent was granted on the premise that VHI has been demonstrated to be part of routine clinical management of ventilated patients in other comparable Australian ICU facilities and has widespread acceptance (6).
To facilitate further efficacy studies in this area, investigation of current practice is required to ensure that VHI techniques tested in future studies are relevant to clinical practice.
Patients were eligible for this study if (1) they demonstrated a voice impairment that affected their daily life, (2) they agreed to undergo phonosurgery in an attempt to imp rove their voice, (3) they agreed to complete a VHI survey preoperatively and 6 weeks postoperatively, and (4) they agreed to undergo acoustic and aerodynamic testing preoperatively and 6 weeks postoperatively.
Since 1996 the state-owned VHI and British-owned BUPA have had the Republic's health insurance market to themselves.
The expert said having 20 million manats on VHI, only in 2 years (after the underwriting year finishes) the person will be able to talk about the real performance of the contract for them.
Meanwhile, former VHI chief executive Vincent Sheridan has criticised Health Minister Mary Harney over the delay in drafting legislation to deal with community rating.
Since 1993, VHI has supported and advocated for health care transparency in Virginia.
GREEDY health insurers VHI have refused to rule out price hikes for families - despite posting profits of [euro]65million last year.
PRIVATE health giant BUPA is going to court after it was ordered to hand over more than EUR20m to arch-rival VHI.
VHI artists took the time to understand the procedure by attending a "surgery" Dr.