Irish people had the highest medical bills of anyone else in the EU in 2015, soon-to-be published figures will reveal.
The OECD figures, which will be published in November, show the amount that individuals coughed up privately in Ireland was €1,209 compared to an EU 28-country average of €604.
The figures highlight how people are being forced to spend large additional sums of money for healthcare. This is happening even though the public system, which everyone...
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