Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Questions (346)

Seamus Healy


346. Deputy Seamus Healy asked the Minister for Health the position regarding medical card applicants who are in receipt of disability allowance and also have earnings from employment (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [51256/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

The removal of the requirement for work to be of a "rehabilitative nature" in respect of the assessment of persons with a disability for a medical card was one of the key recommendations of the Make Work Pay for Persons with Disabilities Report. The HSE implemented this recommendation in May 2017.