Patient Charges at OLCHC

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Paying Your Hospital Bill

There are a number of ways to pay your Patient Invoice.  

1. Credit / Debit Cards on the 24 Hour Phone Line 0818 222 835

You will require the Invoice Number and Patients Date of Birth

2. Electronic Funds Transfer:
    BIC – AIBKIE2D
    IBAN – IE36AIBK 93102041713100

3. Cheque made payable to Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin.  Please put the patient’s hospital number and invoice number on the back of the cheque.

4. Patient Accounts Cash Office which is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.
You can also email debtors.eft@olchc.ie if you have any questions about your hospital bill. 



Hospital Charges  

Emergency Department: €100

Public Day Case Charge: €80 per day

Inpatient Charges: Public Patient: €80 Statutory Charge in-patient per day

Under Department of Health Guidelines, there is a daily charge of €80, subject to a maximum payment of €800 in any period of 12 consecutive months.  

Private Patients:

Private Day Care Charge: €407

Single Occupancy Room:
€1000 per day

Multi Occupancy Room: €813 per day

The hospital operates a Health Insurance Direct payment scheme.  Forms must be completed on admission, in order to have accounts submitted directly to the Insurance Companies.

1.        VHI

2.        LAYA HEALTHCARE

3.        IRISH LIFE HEALTH CARE

4.        GLO HEALTH

5.        GARDA MEDICAL AID

6.        PRISON OFFICERS MEDICAL AID

7.        ESB STAFF MEDICAL PROVIDENT FUND

    

Non-EU Resident Visitors

Where a person is deemed not to be “ordinarily resident” in Ireland, the full economic charge for urgent necessary treatment, will be applied at the current rate. Guarantee of Payment required from your insurance provider while the patient is an inpatient otherwise the full payment is required on discharge.


Road Traffic Accident Cases

The Health (Amendment) Act 1986, requires the hospital to levy charges at the full economic cost, for all victims of a Road Traffic Accident.

Emergency Department: €100 Statutory Charge   plus RTA ED charge €200.
Inpatient: €80 per day as per Department of Health. (Maximum payment of €800 in any period of 12 consecutive months.


Statutory Charge Exemptions:

  1. Medical Card holders (on proof of current card).

  2. Children up to the age of six weeks – Emergency charge and Inpatient Charge.

  3. Members of the Defence Forces and their dependants. – (Letter proof required)

  4. Persons receiving services in respect of prescribed infectious diseases.

  5. Temporary visitors to Ireland from another EU Country on presentation of an EHIC Card is entitled to hospital services as a public patient without charge.

  6. GP referral letters exempt you from the Emergency Department Charge of €100 only.

Non Qualifying Exemptions:

  1. GP Only Medical Card.

  2. Medical Cards issued to patients under 6 years of age.