GPs to take legal case against HSE on medical card charges
GPs are taking a landmark legal action to protect the growing numbers of GPs who are levying charges on medical card holders.
GPs are taking a landmark legal action to protect the growing numbers of GPs who are levying charges on medical card holders. The move comes as doctors warn that medical card holders will face more charges for a range of services provided by their local GP.
Some 1.8 million people have medical cards and an increasing number of GPs charge medical card holders for services including blood tests, blood pressure monitoring, warfarin monitoring, medico-legal reports,...
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