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Medical Card Administration

Dáil Éireann Debate, Wednesday - 30 April 2014

Wednesday, 30 April 2014

Ceisteanna (893)

Mary Lou McDonald

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893. Deputy Mary Lou McDonald asked the Minister for Health the reason a medical card file in respect of a person (details supplied) in Dublin 22 has not yet been sent from PCRS to the Health Service Executive appeals section, despite the fact that the appeal was lodged on 6 February 2014; when the file will be sent to the appeals section to enable them to process the appeal. [19449/14]

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Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

The Health Service Executive has been asked to examine this matter and to reply to the Deputy as soon as possible. The Health Service Executive operates the General Medical Services scheme, which includes medical cards and GP visit cards, under the Health Act 1970, as amended. It has established a dedicated contact service for members of the Oireachtas specifically for queries relating to medical cards and GP visit cards, which the Deputy may wish to use for an earlier response. Contact information has issued to Oireachtas members.

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