The Department of Health  has received 125 submissions on the White Paper on UHI but says it won’t publish them until after a ‘thematic analysis’ is drawn up in the coming months. Photograph: Frank Miller

Private hospitals must not be unfairly disadvantaged against State-run hospital groups in the design of universal health insurance (UHI), the Indepen(...)

Minister for Health 
Dr
James Reilly yesterday warned health insurers to reduce costs

Minister for Health James Reilly yesterday warned health insurers to reduce costs, as independently funded hospitals claimed Government plans to charg(...)