At Shandon Dental we offer a free dental check-up and a €10 cleaning for those who qualify under their PRSI once a year. But what contributions must a patient have made to qualify?
Below is a summary of what is required. By contacting us with your PRSI number and date of birth we can check this for you.
PRSI Contribution conditions
You must have paid Class A, E, P, H or S social insurance contributions. The amount of social insurance you need depends on your age.
(1) Aged under 21
If you are aged under 21, you may qualify if you have paid at least 39 contributions at any time.
(2) Aged 21-24
(3) Aged 25-65
From the age of 25 onwards, you must have –
(4) Aged 66 and over
There are special rules for people aged 66 and over. To qualify, you must have:
There are exemptions which can be found and further rules if drawing the state pension which can be found here. https://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/social_welfare/social_welfare_payments/disability_and_illness/treatment_benefit_scheme.html
Spouse, civil partner or cohabitant, a spouse, civil partner or cohabitant may, of course, qualify in their own right if they have enough social insurance contributions.
If your spouse, civil partner or cohabitant does not have enough social insurance contributions he/she may still qualify on your social insurance record. To do this, you must qualify for Treatment Benefit and your spouse, civil partner or cohabitant must be dependent on you.
Spouse, civil partner or cohabitant conditions
A dependent spouse, civil partner or cohabitant must:
If an insured person dies and the dependent spouse or civil partner was entitled to benefit at the time of the death, they retain entitlement for as long as they remain widowed or a surviving civil partner.
To check if your qualified don’t hesitate to contact us on (021) 4305569 email firstname.lastname@example.org