Expansion Free GP Care 2023
As you may be aware, the government recently announced the expansion of free GP care to all children under the age of 8 and to households earning below the new median income threshold. Eligible current practice patients can apply in the coming months as follows:
If your child is aged 6 or 7, you can apply online for a Doctor Visit Card from 11th August 2023.
If your household earns below the median income (€47,000 per year after deductibles) you can apply online for a Doctor Visit Card. The extension of free GP care on income grounds will take place in two phases, on September 11th and November 13th.
Links to online applications via this link
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