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# uhi - Monday 11 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 11th 2016, 6:10 AM 26,489 Views 32 Comments

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

# uhi - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 18th 2015, 1:29 PM 18,758 Views 117 Comments

Enda Kenny faced a grilling today during Leaders’ Questions.

# uhi - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 17th 2015, 8:44 PM 13,039 Views 66 Comments

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

# uhi - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Fianna Fáil eyeing up a return to power
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Fianna Fáil eyeing up a return to power

Apr 16th 2015, 12:00 PM 17,454 Views 119 Comments

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

# uhi - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Here's why Leo Varadkar is looking to avoid 'land mines in Angola'
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# Reform To Realism

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

Aug 6th 2014, 10:53 AM 8,214 Views 19 Comments

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

# uhi - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Universal health insurance by 2019? No chance, says Varadkar
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

Universal health insurance by 2019? No chance, says Varadkar

Aug 5th 2014, 8:11 AM 13,598 Views 41 Comments

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

# uhi - Friday 25 April, 2014

Doctors' organisation says politics getting in way of patient treatment
# Doctors
# Doctors

Doctors' organisation says politics getting in way of patient treatment

Apr 25th 2014, 1:47 PM 7,180 Views 66 Comments

IMO President Dr Matthew Sadlier was also critical of the free GP care plan and Universal Health Insurance proposals.

# uhi - Monday 7 April, 2014

# uhi - Thursday 3 April, 2014

'Appalling indignity': Government to revisit opening State redress scheme to Bethany Home survivors
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

'Appalling indignity': Government to revisit opening State redress scheme to Bethany Home survivors

Apr 3rd 2014, 1:15 PM 5,760 Views 30 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald said that the coalition has to date “flatly and coldly refused the Bethany survivors the dignity of recognition”.

# uhi - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

How much will Universal Health Insurance cost you?
# ReillyCare
# ReillyCare

How much will Universal Health Insurance cost you?

Apr 2nd 2014, 3:19 PM 20,280 Views 88 Comments

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

Insurance for all and state subsidies: Universal Health Insurance paper published
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# ReillyCare

Insurance for all and state subsidies: Universal Health Insurance paper published

Apr 2nd 2014, 11:44 AM 8,305 Views 58 Comments

The Taoiseach says the plan is a delivery on a promise of change.

# uhi - Saturday 22 March, 2014

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

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

Mar 22nd 2014, 8:30 PM 10,059 Views 74 Comments

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.

# uhi - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday
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# New Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Mar 2nd 2014, 8:07 PM 11,447 Views 0 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Ukraine mobilising for war, John Gilligan being in a stable condition and Oscar Night.

# uhi - Friday 28 February, 2014

Reilly: Some say we can't afford UHI - but we can't afford the current system
# Universal Health Insurance
# Universal Health Insurance

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

Feb 28th 2014, 8:22 PM 8,279 Views 34 Comments

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

# uhi - Friday 21 February, 2014

Health insurance white paper could be published in coming weeks
# Universal Health Insurance
# Universal Health Insurance

Health insurance white paper could be published in coming weeks

Feb 21st 2014, 12:01 PM 9,053 Views 78 Comments

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

# uhi - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Minister admits health plans 'not very detailed' and 'there are still difficulties'
# Universal Health Insurance
# Universal Health Insurance

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

Feb 19th 2014, 10:20 AM 4,178 Views 8 Comments

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.

# uhi - Saturday 15 February, 2014

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

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

Feb 15th 2014, 3:35 PM 9,133 Views 57 Comments

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