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200,000 euro in GP payouts for medical cards last year

  Ireland’s GP practices received an average of almost two hundred grand last year for tre...

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10.16 2 Aug 2019


200,000 euro in GP payouts for medical cards last year


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Ireland’s GP practices received an average of almost two hundred grand last year for treating medical card patients. New figures released to Newstalk have revealed that the HSE paid over €565m (in fees and allowances) to GP practices and co-ops last year for treating medical card patients and providing services to other State health schemes. This figure represents an increase of €15million from 2017 with GP practices receiving an average of over €190,000. Newstalk Reporter Eoghan Murphy obtained the figures and joined us exclusively on Breakfast


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