The court ruled that the scheme, introduced by the Irish Government in 2003, was "necessary and proportionate" in a system in which one operator - the Voluntary Health Insurance Board - is obliged to provide cover to all who seek it.
What does VHIB stand for?
VHIB stands for Voluntary Health Insurance Board (UK)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
About Vhi Healthcare The Voluntary Health Insurance Board (Vhi Healthcare) was founded in 1957 to provide insurance for people requiring private medical care in Ireland.
At present, the state-backed Voluntary Health Insurance Board (VHIB) and British-owned BUPA are the only players here when it comes to acquiring health cover, and uncertainty over the future is now causing some confusion within their ranks.
The British insurer won the right to compete with the government-backed monopoly Voluntary Health Insurance Board after a EU ruling.