Health Minister Leo Varadkar has said that there is no point lobbying politicians for medical cards.
Fianna Fáil has today called on the Government to abandon plans to change the medical card system.
The HSE has said that more than two-thirds of people who lost their discretionary medical cards in the controversial review have now had them returned.
The Taoiseach has today signalled that there will be no re-imbursement of money to people who are getting their discretionary medical card returned.
The Irish Cancer Society will meet with the Health Minister James Reilly and officials from the Department of Health today to discuss discretionary medical cards.
A senior HSE director is insisting the executive did not ask for proof that a child still had Down Syndrome in the course of a medical card review.
There have been fresh appeals for the Government to re-instate discretionary medical cards to those who have had them removed.
The HSE has confirmed that people who have already lost their medical cards will not be able to get them back.