ESRI Research Bulletin

Impacts of co‐payments for prescribed medicines on publicly‐insured children and older people in Ireland

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April 7, 2021
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This bulletin examines the impact of the introduction, and subsequent increase in, prescription drug co-payments for medical cardholders in Ireland from October 2010, focusing on two population groups: children and older people.