Wednesday, 4 June 2014

Questions (209, 210, 211, 212)

John O'Mahony

Question:

209. Deputy John O'Mahony asked the Minister for Health the number of medical card applications that are with medical advisers in the primary care reimbursement service; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23889/14]

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John O'Mahony

Question:

210. Deputy John O'Mahony asked the Minister for Health the length of time it is taking medical advisers for medical card applications to process medical reviews in primary care reimbursement service; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23890/14]

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John O'Mahony

Question:

211. Deputy John O'Mahony asked the Minister for Health the number of medical advisers in the primary care reimbursement service reviewing medical cards; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23891/14]

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John O'Mahony

Question:

212. Deputy John O'Mahony asked the Minister for Health the qualifications of the medical advisers who are carrying out the reviews of medical cards in the primary care reimbursement service; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23892/14]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 209 to 212, inclusive, together.

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.