The Health Insurance Shop was recognised as a cutting-edge innovation in health insurance comparison when the platform’s founder, Hennelly Finance was announced winner of the Innovation of the Year award in the Irish Life Health Broker Awards for 2022.

Hennelly Finance Managing Director Ruth Hennelly said the team was thrilled their innovation had been given prestigious national recognition in Irish Life Health’s annual awards program.

“Throughout our 22-year history, Hennelly Finance has embraced a culture of continuous innovation that makes a real difference to our customers’ lives,” Ms Hennelly said.

“With 321 health insurance plans on the market in Ireland it is practically impossible for customers to review all the plans and find the right one for their needs.

“The makes health insurance easy by matching the right plan for the customer’s needs.”

Irish Life Health recruited an independent judging panel to assess entries for the 2022 Broker Awards.

The Innovation of the Year award recognises the Health Insurance’ Shop’s commitment to helping customers find the best health insurance plan to suit their requirements.

With statistics showing that more than 80% of people may be paying too much for their health insurance, the is a welcome resource during the cost-of-living crisis that can help customers retain their health insurance and save money with a plan better suited to their needs.

Backed by Hennelly Finance’s team of health insurance specialists, the provides a whole-of-market health insurance comparison of all the health insurance plans available on the Irish market, provided by the three health insurers, VHI, Laya and Irish Life Health.

The demystifies health insurance in Ireland and provides easy to read and understand comparative reports with health insurance quotes to help the customer decide which health insurance plan is right for their needs.

To get started with a comparison against your current health insurance plan, get started here.