Thursday, 2 May 2013

Questions (225)

Róisín Shortall

Question:

225. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Health if he will confirm that the PCRS are now applying the new DPS thresholds in their determination of medical costs when assessing medical card applications. [20895/13]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

I can confirm that the DPS monthly threshold is considered in the overall assessment of applications for a medical card/GP Visit Card in the determination of medical costs where an applicant provides supporting documentation to indicate that he/she - or dependents - have a medical condition.