Thursday, 28 November 2019
Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
Treatment Benefit Scheme Data
256. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of persons who applied for hearing aids under the treatment benefit scheme in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019; the cost of same in each year in the same period; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [49558/19]
The details requested in relation to the number of people who applied for hearing aids under the treatment benefit scheme are set out in the following table.
|Year||Number of Grants paid||Cost euro|
|2019 to end October||13,185||11.56m|