Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Ceisteanna (310)

Eamon Scanlon

Ceist:

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.