Thursday, 27 June 2019

Questions (182, 202, 203)

Louise O'Reilly

Question:

182. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health the fully absorbed cost of running a hospital bed per day and per annum. [27332/19]

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Louise O'Reilly

Question:

202. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health the estimated savings if the full economic cost for the use of beds in public and voluntary hospitals for the purposes of private medical practice were paid for by private insurance operators. [27352/19]

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Louise O'Reilly

Question:

203. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health the estimated savings if all private patients in public hospitals were charged in full for services provided rather than being charged a maintenance or per diem charge. [27353/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 182, 202 and 203 together.

As this is a service matter, it has been referred to the Health Service Executive for attention and direct reply to the Deputy.