Your Money: A helping hand
Caroline Allen's quick guide to some of the state supports on offer.
People without a medical card will have to pay inpatient and outpatient hospital charges, such as daily inpatient and long-term stay charges. There is no charge for attending the Accident & Emergency department if you have been referred by a GP. As a public patient you do not have to pay for consultants' services, but you will not have a choice of consultants.
There may be an entitlement to community care services for...
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