Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Ceisteanna (172)

Michael Moynihan

Ceist:

172. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health the position regarding a request by a person (details supplied) in County Cork to have their medical card application file sent back to them from the Primary Care Reimbursement Service. [21621/14]

Amharc ar fhreagra

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.