Press Release

Government Responds to European Court of Justice judgement relating to the Voluntary Health Insurance Board (VHI)

On 29 September 2011 the European Court of Justice ruled against the State in a case taken by the European Commission against Ireland concerning the regulatory status of the Voluntary Health Insurance Board (VHI). The Minister for Health, Dr James Reilly T.D. responded to the ruling on that date. Read the Minister’s statement.

The Government responded to the European Commission on 9 December last, outlining the State’s response. Read a copy of the response, detailing the Government’s proposal to address the ruling.