Thursday, 17 December 2020
Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
Treatment Benefit Scheme
430. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a person (details supplied) qualifies for optical benefit under the treatment benefit scheme; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [44364/20]
The person concerned has the required number of PRSI contributions paid to qualify for the treatment benefits scheme and is qualified for life. According to the Department's records, he received a free optical examination and a contribution towards the cost of Optical appliances in January 2020.
I hope this clarifies the matter for the Deputy