Over 70's medical card at Carrick Medical Centre
The rules for assessing the amount of your income are the same as for the medical card means test for people aged over 70, but the income limits for the GP visit card are higher than the limits for the medical card.
Click here to learn more about the income levels for over 70's Medical Cards and Doctor Visit Cards.
To apply for a medical card, download the medical card application form here and bring the completed form to reception at Carrick Medical Centre.
If you are not entitled to a medical card, you will automatically be assessed for a Doctor Visit Card.
Also worth noting, the government has announced that it will be introducing legislation to take effect from August 2015, so that GP care will be free to everyone over the age of 70. This pocess has not yet started.