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#Medical Costs

# medical-costs - Monday 13 February, 2017

Russia orders prison inmate on hunger strike to pay his own medical costs
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# Not Our Problem

Russia orders prison inmate on hunger strike to pay his own medical costs

Feb 13th 2017, 8:21 PM 12,036 Views 40 Comments

Andrei Krekov said he went on hunger strike after being placed in solitary confinement.

# medical-costs - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Health Ministers to bring free GP plans to Government
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# Health

Health Ministers to bring free GP plans to Government

Aug 6th 2013, 4:18 PM 6,195 Views 30 Comments

Both Ministers for Health are working on plans to bring free GP care to Ireland, but have not decided on an age-range.

# medical-costs - Thursday 21 March, 2013

20,000 people over 70 to lose medical cards under new legislation
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# Medical Cards

20,000 people over 70 to lose medical cards under new legislation

Mar 21st 2013, 9:39 PM 18,288 Views 132 Comments

However Minister of State Alex White said that medical card coverage of the over 70s population stands at 97 per cent.

# medical-costs - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Israel: two die following self-immolation protest over rising cost of living
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# Israel

Israel: two die following self-immolation protest over rising cost of living

Aug 1st 2012, 8:08 AM 3,953 Views 11 Comments

Separate fatal protests amid renewed opposition to escalating costs and Israeli government’s budget cuts.

# medical-costs - Saturday 5 November, 2011

Mark McGovern: 'It'll be a quiet year for me'
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From The42
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Mark McGovern: 'It'll be a quiet year for me'

Nov 5th 2011, 6:52 PM 1,575 Views 6 Comments

The 23-year-old, who’s still recovering from the effects of the serious head injury that brought him to public attention this summer, admits he’s been left overwhelmed and “embarrassed” by the charitable support he’s received.