Substantial refunds due to medical card holders
Many patients with cards under review entitled to claim cash spent on health services, say GPs.
Thousands of medical card patients are entitled to reclaim money owed to them from the Health Service Executive, GPs have claimed.
Medical cards are supposed to remain valid, irrespective of the expiry date shown on the card, once the medical card holder is under review.
But GPs said this had not happened. They said many of their patients had their entitlements revoked while their cards were under review.
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
With any subscription you will have access to
Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps
Unlimited access to our eReader library
Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week
Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you
Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences
Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine