WATCH: 'I am angry' - people seeking reimbursement for cross-border procedures facing long delays

August 21st, 2019 5:15 PM

By Jackie Keogh

Michael Collins TD (left) says he was 'sickened by the news' while Pat McCarthy (right) has been waiting 11 weeks for his loan to be repaid

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The waiting time for people seeking reimbursement under the EU Cross-Border Healthcare Directive has doubled according to figures obtained by RTÉ today.

Independent TD, Michael Collins says he was ‘sickened by the news,’ when speaking to our reporter Jackie Keogh.

Goleen man Pat McCarthy, who paid €11,500 for a hip replacement 11 weeks ago, is still waiting for his loan to be repaid by the HSE under the Cross-Border Directive also spoke to Jackie Keogh.

Pick up a copy of Thursday's Southern Star for full coverage.

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