Wednesday, 20 May 2020
Department of Health
768. To ask the Minister for Health when the increased income threshold limits announced in Budget 2020 will be implemented for persons over 70 years of age (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6481/20]
On December 16, 2019 the Government approved the drafting of legislation which, inter alia, would give effect to the Budget 2020 commitment to increase the medical card income thresholds for persons aged over 70. Substantial work has been undertaken by officials in this regard.