Coronavirus Covid-19 Information

Statutory charge exemptions

  • Medical Card holders (presentation of a valid full medical card is required). The GP visit card does not cover the statutory hospital charge or Emergency Department charge.
  • Members of the Defence Forces and their dependants (letter of proof required).
  • Persons receiving treatment in respect of prescribed infectious diseases.
  • Temporary visitors to Ireland from another EU country on presentation of a valid European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) are entitled to hospital services as a public patient, without charge.
  • GP referrals with a GP letter to the Emergency Department (presentation of the GP referral letter is required) or GP referrals via HealthLink.