Prescription charges to be cut in Budget - report

Prescription charges for medical card holders are set to be cut in the Budget.

It is reported the controversial fee will be capped at €20 a month - a reduction of €5.

According to the Irish Independent its the first step in phasing out the charge in the lifetime of this Government.

As it currently stands medical card holders pay €120 each year in prescription fees.

KEYWORDS: Budget 2017


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