Dental and Optical Benefits Extended to Self Employed

Self-employed people, including farmers, can now access free dental and optical exams through PRSI benefits.

The  Treatment Benefit scheme is now available to self-employed people and their dependent spouses for the first time. meaning if you pay PRSI at class S you can now get the same regular dental and optical examinations, free of charge, that until now were only available to employees.

You  can also get a grant for hearing aids of 50% of the cost, to a maximum of €500 per aid, every four years.

Get further details on the Treatment Benefit scheme

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