Repeated review of older people’s medical cards is ‘harassment’, says Tánaiste

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Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has described as “harassment” the repeated review of discretionary medical cards, especially for elderly people. He acknowledged there was a problem in the way discretionary medical card reviews were being carried out, but said 96 per cent of those reviewed kept their cards. Mr Gilmore told the Dáil a better way had to be found to conduct reviews. Read more here.

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Monday, 19 May, 2014 - 11:33