Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Ceisteanna (310)

Eamon Scanlon


310. Deputy Eamon Scanlon asked the Minister for Health when the new higher income limits for medical card eligibility will come into effect (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46076/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

As announced in Budget 2020, medical card gross income limits for those over 70 will be increased to €550 per week for a single person aged over 70 (currently €500 per week) and to €1050 for a couple aged over 70 (currently €900 per week) and will apply from July 2020.