Hospital inpatient and outpatient fees are set to be scrapped next year.

Writing in today's Irish Independent, Health Minister Stephen Donnelly says it's something his Department's "actively exploring...subject to funding" .

The 80 euro-a-day fee for people without a medical card or private health insurance to stay in hospital or have a day-case procedure are among the charges to be cut.

However the 100 euro charge at emergency departments would remain.

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