Calls on Government to address spiralling cost of health-insurance

 

Fianna Fáil is calling on the Government to address the spiralling cost of health-insurance.

VHI is warning customers that its premiums will rise by an average of 6 percent, or 300 euro a year.

The insurance firm says it's due to the rising cost of healthcare in Ireland.

Fianna Fáil's health spokesman, Stephen Donnelly, says people can't afford the insurance increases: