I hope someone can help me with this question.
If you try to claim for anything related to maternity / pregnancy in your first year then no, you won't be covered. You'll only get money from them for claims that you submit in your second year.
I'm not too surprised at that. So I should have taken it
out last Sept to be covered if I get lucky straight away..........
.........I'm NEVER that organised!
But I suppose it's no harm getting it for cover for the little one whenever
that may be!
Thank you Shelley 21 for being more organised than me! I never ven thought of it. I'm on Plan B VHI but currently on VHI Global as I'm travelling - think I can switch straight back to VHI ordinary unhindered on my return. Hubbie and I r TTC but I don't know how the cover works. If anyone knows can they please tell me!! Thanks!
When I got my VHI the rep said they would waive the 12 month waiting period for maternity benefit for me as I said I was hoping to get pregnant and if I was not entitled to anything I wouldnt sign up. I never got anything in writing though and didnt concieve straight away so I dont know what would have happened if I had to claim. Might be worth discussing it with them though, after all they want your business.
If you don't have any luck with VHI, it might be an idea to try Quinn - they're very keen for new business. Good luck!
Im with Vivas and i just called them there. If you have had previous health care you do not have to wait the 1 year to claim.
We were with Bupa, but because there were pulling out of the Irish market i had to go with them. Cheapest around.
I'll check up on it as soon as I get home. Presume I'm probably fine as global is an branch of VHI and I've been with them for years. An email wouldn't go astray though! I can always move to Vivas! Thanks for the feedback