HSF Health Insurance
Our recent Health Insurance webinars have referenced the options available under health insurance ‘cash’ plans such as those offered by HSF, to help cover the cost of everyday health care expenses. Culture & Engagement have negotiated a UCD employee discount of 10% off HSF plans and the ability to avail of direct salary deductions.
If you have any dental work required, new glasses or contact lenses to purchase, join HSF Health Plan and you will be able to claim money back. HSF also include a phone and virtual GP service along with a prescription service with every plan they offer. What’s more, HSF cover many other every day health expenses that you can claim cash back for.
Learn more about HSF
Watch the new (opens in a new window)HSF video for further information on the plans available to you. If you would like to receive a booklet or have a chat about the cover that is available to you contact Craig Broome on +353 8767 65171 or (opens in a new window)firstname.lastname@example.org
Heart Health Tips
Download the latest HSF Heart Health newsletter from which looks at tips for good heart health or watch their (opens in a new window)Heart Health video.
Download the latest HSF Health Matters Newsletter which looks at pollen allergies or watch their (opens in a new window)Heyfever video.
More about HSF
HSF health plan is an employee health benefits provider. It is the trading company of the charity, The Hospital Saturday Fund.
HSF provide employee cash plans to help cover the cost of everyday health care expenses like GP fees, prescription costs, dental fees and glasses. Benefits include hospital, physiotherapy and complementary treatments, specialist consultations, health screening, personal injury and eye laser surgery. They also provide an Employee Assistance programme, HSF Assist® which includes access to a GP Advice Line, Virtual Doctor and Counselling Service.
Unlike other types of health insurance HSF health plan schemes are not claims or age related. Their plans can be used as a complement to exiting PMI Schemes or as an alternative. HSF health plan is available to UCD Employees at a discounted premium and with their family schemes, spouse/partner and any dependent children under age 21 can be included on cover at no extra cost.
Everyone who joins HSF health plan, just by belonging, are making a contribution to the important work of the charity, as the profits from the health cash plan go to the parent charity. Not something which usually happens when an insurance policy is taken out.
For more information on HSF health plan please contact us on 1890 451 451 or email (opens in a new window)email@example.com
UCD Laya Affinity Scheme 10% discount (September 2023)
University College Dublin have secured a 10% discount on any chosen scheme for all employees. All subscriptions can be paid through internal salary deduction (ISD). Read more about what's covered and how you can sign up in this Laya healthcare discount information flyer.
You will need the scheme number, your personnel number and your Pay Group number (1 for monthly paid employees) to get access to the University College Dublin Affinity Scheme. Laya Healthcare ask that you put your UCD email address as the contact method, as proof of UCD employment. Laya have confirmed (December 23) that Pensioners can also avail of the deal.
The scheme allows for an open renewal so those that are renewing at different months of the year can join the UCD Affinity Scheme as and when their renewal come ups. Those new to private medical insurance can join at any stage throughout the year.
Laya Healthcare can be contacted on 021 2022000 or (opens in a new window)layahealthcare.ie