Tuesday, 26 November 2019

Ceisteanna (270)

Alan Kelly

Ceist:

270. Deputy Alan Kelly asked the Minister for Health the status of the Health Insurance Act 2018; when it will be updated for risk and price equalisation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48589/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

I brought forward the Health Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2019 on 19 November. The Bill will provide for new rates of risk equalisation credits and stamp duty levies on health insurance contracts to apply from 1 April 2020, and is expected to start Second Stage in Dáil Eireann this week.