Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Questions (245)

Brendan Griffin

Question:

245. Deputy Brendan Griffin asked the Minister for Health if persons in residential institutions will be sent reminder letters in the event of no response being received to medical card review notices; if he is concerned that some persons in residential institutions are not receiving their review notices prior to the cancellation of their cards; if this is a common problem; if so, the number of cases the medical card unit has encountered; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15659/14]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

The information sought by the Deputy is not readily available. However, I have asked the Health Service Executive to supply this information to me and I will forward it to the Deputy as soon as possible.