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#Universal health insurance

From TheJournal.ie This tax measure brought in €57m more than expected, but was it fair? Health Insurance

This tax measure brought in €57m more than expected, but was it fair?

A cap on tax relief on health insurance brought in €151 million.

From TheJournal.ie 'Taoiseach, you will say anything to get elected, the truth does not matter' UHI

'Taoiseach, you will say anything to get elected, the truth does not matter'

Enda Kenny faced a grilling today during Leaders’ Questions.

From TheJournal.ie If universal health insurance isn't dead, then when on earth will it actually happen? UHI

If universal health insurance isn't dead, then when on earth will it actually happen?

The government maintains it is committed to a UHI model. But there’s no chance of it happening soon.

From TheJournal.ie Is this the death of universal health insurance? State Of The Nation

Is this the death of universal health insurance?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

From TheJournal.ie 'What you'd expect from the Tea Party': Leo's radical plan for hospitals is being lashed Thatcherite

'What you'd expect from the Tea Party': Leo's radical plan for hospitals is being lashed

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin are not impressed with the Health Minister’s latest comments.

From TheJournal.ie Is Leo ditching universal health insurance altogether? ReillyCare

Is Leo ditching universal health insurance altogether?

The Health Minister still wants universal healthcare but maybe not in the way James Reilly envisioned.

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil eyeing up a return to power State Of The Nation

Fianna Fáil eyeing up a return to power

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

From TheJournal.ie Here's why Leo Varadkar is looking to avoid 'land mines in Angola' Reform To Realism

Here's why Leo Varadkar is looking to avoid 'land mines in Angola'

Analysis: The Health Minister’s intervention on universal health insurance yesterday is all about managing expectations.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

It’s the start of your four-day week – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Universal health insurance by 2019? No chance, says Varadkar Slow Down

Universal health insurance by 2019? No chance, says Varadkar

The new Health Minister says the plan is “too ambitious”.

From TheJournal.ie Here's the one thing Enda Kenny and Joan Burton have definitely agreed on... Priorities

Here's the one thing Enda Kenny and Joan Burton have definitely agreed on...

Over 70s will be happy with this one.

From TheJournal.ie These are the 5 big problems doctors have with ReillyCare Universal Health Insurance

These are the 5 big problems doctors have with ReillyCare

The UHI model is based on a Dutch scheme, with even the government conceding it is an ambitious plan.

From TheJournal.ie Dispute between GPs and Reilly on agenda for IMO AGM Doctor Doctor

Dispute between GPs and Reilly on agenda for IMO AGM

The Irish Medical Organisation is also to discuss new rules to increase transparency for its members.

From TheJournal.ie Banning smoking in cars, Reillycare and tensions in Ukraine Committees

Banning smoking in cars, Reillycare and tensions in Ukraine

It’s the last day before the Easter break in the Dáil. But what have they got planned?

From TheJournal.ie Why is it difficult for Gardaí to obtain speeding convictions? Oireachtas Agenda

Why is it difficult for Gardaí to obtain speeding convictions?

Everything happening in Leinster House today.

From TheJournal.ie Universal Health Insurance model comes under further criticism by health workers ReillyCare

Universal Health Insurance model comes under further criticism by health workers

The White paper published today has been slammed by GPs, mental health groups and the IMPACT trade union.

From TheJournal.ie GPs say they were not 'adequately consulted' on Universal Health Insurance paper ReillyCare

GPs say they were not 'adequately consulted' on Universal Health Insurance paper

The Irish College of General Practitioners say they are in favour of equity of access but the costs need to be known.

From TheJournal.ie How much will Universal Health Insurance cost you? ReillyCare This post contains videos

How much will Universal Health Insurance cost you?

Minister Reilly said he doesn’t know but if we’d implemented it last year, it would have cost less than €920 on average.

From TheJournal.ie 'It doesn't have to be like this': Micheál Martin outlines the Fianna Fáil alternative Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis

'It doesn't have to be like this': Micheál Martin outlines the Fianna Fáil alternative

The Fianna Fáil leader has delivered a keynote speech to delegates at the party’s Ard Fheis in Dublin tonight, criticising the government’s policies towards the elderly and said the party will oppose universal health insurance.

From TheJournal.ie Reilly: Some say we can't afford UHI - but we can't afford the current system Universal Health Insurance

Reilly: Some say we can't afford UHI - but we can't afford the current system

Health Minister James Reilly was speaking at the Fine Gael Ard Fheis in Dublin this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Health insurance white paper could be published in coming weeks Universal Health Insurance

Health insurance white paper could be published in coming weeks

The long-awaited plan could come before the cabinet as early as Tuesday.

From TheJournal.ie Minister admits health plans 'not very detailed' and 'there are still difficulties' Universal Health Insurance

Minister admits health plans 'not very detailed' and 'there are still difficulties'

Kathleen Lynch has said that there are difficulties around the cost of universal helath insurance but denied being kept in the dark on the matter.

From TheJournal.ie Reilly denies keeping Labour ministers "in the dark" on UHI Illuminated

Reilly denies keeping Labour ministers "in the dark" on UHI

Reports today suggested Alex White and Kathleen Lynch were not consulted on health insurance, but James Reilly says that idea is “not accurate”.

From TheJournal.ie Reilly: Universal health insurance will not put the state's finances at risk Expenditure

Reilly: Universal health insurance will not put the state's finances at risk

The Minister for Health also said the system will “end the unfair two-tier health system we currently have.”

From TheJournal.ie ‘We get on extremely well’: Brendan Howlin ‘annoyed’ by report of rift with James Reilly Absolutely Normal

‘We get on extremely well’: Brendan Howlin ‘annoyed’ by report of rift with James Reilly

Brendan Howlin has faced questions over a report today that his department warned the Health Minister that plans for universal health insurance threaten the financial stability of the State.

From TheJournal.ie Column: A national debate is needed on healthcare reform Opinion

Column: A national debate is needed on healthcare reform

We need to talk about which model of Universal Health Insurance will deliver the best healthcare outcomes while making the most best use of limited resources, writes Patrick Nulty.

From TheJournal.ie Over 18,000 sign petition demanding equal access to healthcare Healthcare

Over 18,000 sign petition demanding equal access to healthcare

Amnesty Ireland’s petition calls for the provision of equal access to healthcare based on the needs of the patient rather than their ability to pay.

From TheJournal.ie Health Minister confirms 76k fall in those with health insurance Health Insurance

Health Minister confirms 76k fall in those with health insurance

Less than half of the Irish population now have private health insurance cover, the Minister confirmed in the Dáil last week.

From TheJournal.ie Less than half of Irish population have health insurance cover Health Insurance

Less than half of Irish population have health insurance cover

New figures from the Health Insurance Authority show that 47 per cent of the population are covered by inpatient health insurance.

From TheJournal.ie Expert group to examine universal health insurance proposal Health

Expert group to examine universal health insurance proposal

The scheme will transform Ireland’s healthcare into a “single-tier” system, the Department of Health said.