Submissions on General Practitioner Capitation Rate for persons aged 70 and OVER

Submissions Due by 5pm Friday the 24th October

The Government have appointed Mr. Eddie Sullivan to make recommendations on a new capitation fee to be paid to general practitioners in respect of medical card holders aged 70 and over. Mr. Sullivan will make his recommendations to Government by Tuesday 28th October 2008.

In making his recommendation, Mr. Sullivan will take account of submissions from parties or individuals. He will also have regard to the need to secure savings in capitation payments and the scope for savings in respect of drug costs.

Any party or individual wishing to make a submission should send it to: Mr. Eddie Sullivan
c/o Room 11.18
Department of Health and Children
Hawkins House
Dublin 2
by 5 p.m. on Friday 24th October 2008