HSE Medical Card Wig Entitlement for medical hair loss
What do you need to do
- Get a note from your doctor to confirm your hair loss is medically related i.e cancer chemotherapy hair loss, alopecia hair loss, trichotillomania etc.
- Provide us with your medical card number
- Book a free consultation by emailing us or calling 014303978
- We will look after the rest
Private health insurance: If you have private health insurance with say VHI, Bupa, Aviva, Quinn insurance etc, we can provide you with the relevant documentation to help you claim your money back. The amount refunded can vary depending on your plan. You should check with your insurer for details.
Tax payer with no private health insurance: If you are a tax payer in Ireland and do not have private health insurance, you can claim for health expenses using the Med1 form which you can obtained from your local tax office or the revenue website.
Wig Grant for other hair loss patients
If you are experincing hair loss due to other medical reasons, you may be entitled to the HSE wig grant. We will need a note from your doctor to confirm you require a wig due to medical hair loss. We also need your medical card number to process the paper work for you.