VHI


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VHI

Abbreviation for:
Veterinary Heart Institute
Voluntary Health Insurance (Ireland)
voluntary health insurance
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The advantage of this program is, first of all, that it provides coverage of diseases that are usually excluded from VHI programs," explains Elena Ivashchenko, director of the DMS department of Stavropol branch of Rosgosstrakh company.
All five parameters of voice analysis with significant post therapy change were found to have positive correlation with VHI scores.
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 volume of VHI decreased in both physical and monetary terms.
Aviva Health, a 70:30 JV between Aviva and AIB, is the number three player in health insurance sector of Ireland following VHI and Laya.
THE public are in for more health cover price hikes after the VHI upped its premiums by between one and 5%.
By RICHIE TAYLOR A GOVERNMENT minister has blasted the VHI for its planned price hike and called for a rethink.
Irish state insurer VHI Healthcare, which held a monopoly on the Irish market until the 1990s, is accused of unlawfully operating without being subject to EU regulatory and supervisory rules for the non-insurance sector under the First Non-life Directive (73/239/EEC).