30/05/2014

Patients promised return of discretionary medical cards in Government climbdown

Eligibility for medical cards to be extended by Coalition

The Government has insisted its plans to introduce free GP care for all are still on track, despite an embarrassing climbdown yesterday over discretionary medical cards.Patients who lost discretionary cards over the past year have been promised their early return once legislation promised by the Government to allow for cards to be granted on the basis of designated medical conditions is implemented.........read more

 

Via The Irish Times 30 May 2014


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