Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Questions (838)

Billy Kelleher

Question:

838. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health if he will provide an update on the total number of medical cards as of 1 May 2014; the total number of general practitioners cards on the same date; the total number for each type of card issued on a discretionary basis on that date. [22797/14]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

The following table shows the card types and numbers at 1 May 2014, as requested by the Deputy.

Card Type

No of Cards

Medical Cards

1,800,182

of which granted on the basis of discretion

50,375

GP Visit cards

125,166

of which granted on the basis of discretion

29,481