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Fees & Charges 2017


Public Fees

Inpatient & Day Care Admissions/Attendances 

Statutory In-Patient charge €80.00 per day/night to a maximum of €800 or 10 days/ nights in any consecutive twelve month period (please note exemptions may apply to this charge for public patients only).

Non-Residents and Non EU Residents - Average Daily Cost

Inpatient stay€890 per night
Day Case€625 per day case
ED Attendance€224 per attendance
Outpatient visit€130 per visit
Physiotherapy€54 per attendance

Private Fees

Private Hospital Accommodation Charges

Private/Single Occupancy Room - €1,000 per night

Semi Private/Multi Occupancy Room €813 per night( there is no minimum number of beds in a semi private/multi occupancy room)

Private Day Case €407 per day case 

Fees of all Consultants involved in the patient care.

Medical Card Holders

Exemptions to the Statutory In-Patient charge and the A&E / Casualty charge is applicable to Medical Card Holders.

What Is a Medical Card?

A Medical Card is issued by the HSE. People who hold a Medical Card are entitled to a range of Health Services free of charge.

You are entitled to the following services if you have a Medical Card:

  • Doctors Visits - a range of family doctor or GP services from a chosen doctor contracted to the HSE in your local area
  • Prescription Medicines: The supply of prescribed approved medicines, aids and appliances like wheelchairs, crutches etc. In some circumstances a deposit may be required for aids and appliances which will be refunded on return of the aid or appliance
  • Certain Dental, Ophthalmic (Eye), and Aural (Ear) health services
  • Hospital Care - all in-patient services in public wards in public hospitals, including public consultant services
  • Hospital Visits - All out-patient services in public hospitals, including public consultant services
  • Maternity Cash Grant on the birth of each child
  • Medical & Midwifery Care for Mothers, including health care related to pregnancy and the care of the child for six weeks after birth
  • Some personal and social care services, for example, public health nursing, social work services and other community care services based on client need.

You may also be entitled to the following additional benefits if you have a Medical Card:

  • No need to pay the health portion of your social insurance (PRSI)
  • Free transport to school for children who live 3 miles or more from the nearest school
  • Exemption from state examination fees in public second-level schools
  • Financial help with buying school books. The benefits above are available from the relevant government department.

A&E Charges

A&E/Casualty Charge is €100.  Each attendance at A&E/Casualty incurs a charge. 

Non-Residents and Non EU Residents - €204 per attendance

Last Modified Date: 02/04/2020 08:40:17