Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Questions (420)

Peter Burke

Question:

420. Deputy Peter Burke asked the Minister for Health the estimated cost of reducing a charge (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27700/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

The estimated cost of reducing the prescription charge for all medical card holders to €1.50 is €11.5 m.

The estimated cost of reducing the prescription charge for all medical card holders to €1.00 is €35 m.

The estimated cost of abolishing prescription charges is €82 m.