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#UHI

# uhi - Monday 11 January, 2016

This tax measure brought in €57m more than expected, but was it fair?

A cap on tax relief on health insurance brought in €151 million.

# uhi - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

'Taoiseach, you will say anything to get elected, the truth does not matter' UHI

'Taoiseach, you will say anything to get elected, the truth does not matter'

Enda Kenny faced a grilling today during Leaders’ Questions.

# uhi - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

If universal health insurance isn't dead, then when on earth will it actually happen? UHI

If universal health insurance isn't dead, then when on earth will it actually happen?

The government maintains it is committed to a UHI model. But there’s no chance of it happening soon.

# uhi - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Fianna Fáil eyeing up a return to power

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# uhi - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Here's why Leo Varadkar is looking to avoid 'land mines in Angola'

Analysis: The Health Minister’s intervention on universal health insurance yesterday is all about managing expectations.

# uhi - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Universal health insurance by 2019? No chance, says Varadkar

The new Health Minister says the plan is “too ambitious”.

# uhi - Friday 25 April, 2014

Doctors' organisation says politics getting in way of patient treatment

IMO President Dr Matthew Sadlier was also critical of the free GP care plan and Universal Health Insurance proposals.

# uhi - Monday 7 April, 2014

The 9 at 9: Monday

It’s the beginning of a new week – and here’s everything you need to know before 9am.

# uhi - Thursday 3 April, 2014

'Appalling indignity': Government to revisit opening State redress scheme to Bethany Home survivors

Mary Lou McDonald said that the coalition has to date “flatly and coldly refused the Bethany survivors the dignity of recognition”.

# uhi - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

How much will Universal Health Insurance cost you? ReillyCare This post contains videos

How much will Universal Health Insurance cost you?

Minister Reilly said he doesn’t know but if we’d implemented it last year, it would have cost less than €920 on average.

Insurance for all and state subsidies: Universal Health Insurance paper published

The Taoiseach says the plan is a delivery on a promise of change.

# uhi - Saturday 22 March, 2014

'It doesn't have to be like this': Micheál Martin outlines the Fianna Fáil alternative

The Fianna Fáil leader has delivered a keynote speech to delegates at the party’s Ard Fheis in Dublin tonight, criticising the government’s policies towards the elderly and said the party will oppose universal health insurance.

# uhi - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about Ukraine mobilising for war, John Gilligan being in a stable condition and Oscar Night.

# uhi - Friday 28 February, 2014

Reilly: Some say we can't afford UHI - but we can't afford the current system

Health Minister James Reilly was speaking at the Fine Gael Ard Fheis in Dublin this evening.

# uhi - Friday 21 February, 2014

Health insurance white paper could be published in coming weeks

The long-awaited plan could come before the cabinet as early as Tuesday.

# uhi - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Minister admits health plans 'not very detailed' and 'there are still difficulties'

Kathleen Lynch has said that there are difficulties around the cost of universal helath insurance but denied being kept in the dark on the matter.

# uhi - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Reilly: Universal health insurance will not put the state's finances at risk

The Minister for Health also said the system will “end the unfair two-tier health system we currently have.”