HSF buys Irish arm of HSA

HSF Health Plan has acquired the Irish business of HSA Healthplan. Over 500 organisations in Ireland from the voluntary, public and private sectors, offer HSF Health Plan to their staff. The acquisition will bring HSF\'s total number of contributors in Ireland to over 130,000. HSF Health Plan claims totaled and £14m in Ireland and the UK during 2006/2007 and over 80 per cent of the 170,000 claims were paid out for non-hospital medical costs. The most popular claim categories among contributors were optical and dental costs at 51.2 per cent of the total.