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Medical card patients claim HSE is refusing to reimburse them for GP blood tests
Last month Health Minister Simon Harris said the HSE would arrange for refunds if a patient had been incorrectly charged.
# Free Healthcare
'I left weeping': Medical card patients are still being charged by GPs for blood tests
The HSE has said blood tests should be covered by the card and patients should report their GPs if they are charged.
# Healthcare
John McCain returns to Washington after blood clot surgery to vote on Obamacare
The 80-year-old senator has been diagnosed with brain cancer.
# health charges
Doctors say it's not fair to charge fees for prescriptions
The report singles out user charges as “inefficient in comparison to pooled funding”.
# Free Doctors
Phased introduction of free GP care announced
The Minister of State for Primary Care says she plans to have legislation for the first phases of free GP care to be drafted and enacted by the summer.