Prescription Charges Reduced for Over 70’s With Medical Card

Changes to prescription charges announced in Budget 2017 came into effect this month. From 1 March 2017, the prescription charge for medical card holders over the age of 70 has been reduced from €2.50 to €2 per item and the monthly maximum charge has been reduced to €20. For all other medical card holders the […]
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Budget 2014: Increased Prescription Charges

Prescription charges for medical card holders were increased in Budget 2014  from €1.50 per item to €2.50 per item – that is an increase of  70%. The monthly cap on prescription charges for a family was also increased from  €19.50 to €25 (with medical card) The increases came into effect from December 1st 2013 These […]
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