If you get injured:
while insured, the Medical Care Scheme may refund any costs not covered by the HSE or the Treatment Benefit Scheme.
To qualify, you must:
Not all work accidents or diseases are immediately obvious.
If you are injured but not immediately incapacitated, you should:
If you are applying for Occupational Injury Benefit or the Medical Care Scheme, it isn’t necessary to also apply for a declaration.
Applications for declarations should only be made if you are not, at least for the foreseeable future, applying for one of the Injury Benefit Schemes.
The following necessary expenses may be refunded:
Payments are made by electronic transfer.
You may receive payments in instalments for ongoing treatments, but typically only one payment will be made. Payment is usually made to the claimant, but may also be paid to the HSE or to the employer, if necessary.
To apply, fill in the form below.
Your application must include the original receipts. Copies will not be accepted.
Send applications to:
Operational guidelines describe the processes and procedures that staff in the department follow when carrying out their work.