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Patient Charges

Paying Your Patient Invoice

All hospitals are required to charge for their services, in accordance with Department of Health guidelines. There are a number of ways you can pay your patient invoice:

Pay Online – this is currently only available for Galway University Hospitals patients presently. It will be available to all patients who were treated in the other hospitals in the Saolta University Health Care Group shortly. 

Click here to pay patient invoice

    To use online payments you will need:-

  • Patient’s Invoice Number
  • Patient’s Date of Birth
  • Credit/Debit Card details 

Telephone payments are also accepted and the telephone contact details for each hospital are listed below:

Hospital

Phone Number

Opening Times

Days

Galway University Hospitals 

(091) 54 4304

09:30am to 5.00pm

Monday to Friday

Letterkenny University Hospital   

(074) 91 23508

09:00am - 5:00pm

Monday to Friday

Mayo University Hospital

(094) 90 42310

09:15am to 5:00pm

Monday to Friday

(094) 90 42380

Out of Office hours

Monday to Sunday

Portiuncula University Hospital 

(090) 96 48231

09:30am to 04:30pm

Monday to Friday

Roscommon University Hospital    

(090) 66 32269

09:00am - 4:00pm

Monday to Friday

Sligo University Hospital

(071) 91 74532

09:00am - 5:00pm

Monday to Friday

 

You can also pay by cheque. Cheques should be made payable to the Health Service Executive. You can pay your bill by cheque in person or you can post it to the relevant hospital.

Hospital

Address

Galway University Hospitals 

Newcastle Rd, Galway, H91 YR71          

Letterkenny University Hospital   

Tirconaill House, Kilmacrennan Rd, Ballyboe Glencar, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

Mayo University Hospital

Westport Rd, Curragh, Castlebar, Co. Mayo       

Portiuncula University Hospital 

Dunlo, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway, H53 T971

Roscommon University Hospital    

Athlone Rd, Ardsallagh More, Roscommon, F42 AX61

Sligo University Hospital

The Mall, Rathquarter, Sligo, F91 H684

Please write the patient’s hospital number and invoice number on the back of the cheque and complete the remittance slip attached to the invoice.

 

You can also pay by postal or money order. Please write crossed “A/C Payee” across the order and make it payable to the Health Service Executive. You can also pay by postal or money order in person or post to the relevant hospital:

Hospital

Address

Galway University Hospitals 

Newcastle Rd, Galway, H91 YR71          

Letterkenny University Hospital   

Tirconaill House, Kilmacrennan Rd, Ballyboe Glencar, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

Mayo University Hospital

Westport Rd, Curragh, Castlebar, Co. Mayo       

Portiuncula University Hospital 

Dunlo, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway, H53 T971

Roscommon University Hospital    

Athlone Rd, Ardsallagh More, Roscommon, F42 AX61

Sligo University Hospital

The Mall, Rathquarter, Sligo, F91 H684

Please put the patient’s hospital number and invoice number on the back of the postal or money order and complete the remittance slip attached to the invoice.

u can also pay at the Patient Accounts Cash Office in the hospital and their contact details are listed below:

Hospital

Phone Number

Opening Times

Email Address

Galway University Hospitals 

(091) 54 4304

09:30am to 5.00pm

patients.accounts@hse.ie

Letterkenny University Hospital   

(074) 91 23508

09:00am - 5:00pm

patient.accountslgh@hse.ie

Mayo University Hospital

(094) 90 42310

09:15am to 5:00pm

MGH.PatientAccounts@hse.ie

(094) 90 42380

Out of Office hours

Portiuncula University Hospital 

(090) 96 48231

09:30am to 04:30pm

patientaccounts.phb@hse.ie

Roscommon University Hospital    

(090) 66 32269

09:00am - 4:00pm

patientsaccounts.roscommon@hse.ie

Sligo University Hospital

(071) 91 74532

09:00am - 5:00pm

patientaccounts.srh@hse.ie

 

Hospital Charges

   

Day Care Charges

 

Inpatient Daily Charges

               
           

Private Patients

Hospital

Emergency Department

Public

Private

 

Public Patient

Multi -Occupancy Room

Single -Occupancy Room

Galway University Hospitals 

€100

€80

€407

 

€80

€813

€1,000

Letterkenny University Hospital   

€100

€80

€329

 

€80

€659

€800

Mayo University Hospital

€100

€80

€329

 

€80

€659

€800

Portiuncula University Hospital 

€100

€80

€329

 

€80

€659

€800

Roscommon University Hospital    

€100

€80

€329

 

€80

€659

€800

Sligo University Hospital

€100

€80

€407

 

€80

€813

€1,000

 

Charges for multi occupancy and single occupancy accommodation are recoverable from the following insurance schemes:

  • VHI
  • Laya Healthcare
  • Irish Life Health Insurance.
  • ESB Staff Medical Provident Fund
  • Garda Medical Aid
  • Prison Officers Medical Aid

If you are a private patient, we can send your bill directly to the relevant health insurance company.  To do this when you are admitted to the hospital you must complete both of the following forms:

  • a private insurance patient (PIP) form
  • an insurance claim form for the relevant insurance company

 

Please check what your plan covers you for your hospital stay and the treatment being sought in your chosen hospital.

ALL INSURANCE FORMS MUST BE COMPLETED ON ADMISSION

Please note: Using your Health Insurance Cover does not affect your premium rate

EU residents visiting Ireland are not liable for the statutory charges on presentation of a valid current, EHIC card.

 

Non-EU Resident Visitors:

Non-EU patients admitted to the hospital must pay the full economic cost of their treatment on discharge. You should contact your insurance provider to confirm that you are covered. If you are, please ask your insurance company to email or fax a "declaration of cover" letter to the patient accounts department.

  • Statutory Charge of €80 also applies to the above per night up to a maximum of ten nights.

 

Road Traffic Accidents Cases:

The Health (Amendment) Act 1986 requires the hospital to levy the following charges upon a person who has been involved in a Road Traffic Accident (RTA).

 

Emergency Department

       

Hospital

Statutory Charge

RTA Charge

RTA X-ray

RTA Physio

RTA OPD

RTA ED Review

Galway University Hospitals 

€100

€335

€100

€165

€165

€165

Letterkenny University Hospital   

€100

€335

€100

€165

€165

€165

Mayo University Hospital

€100

€335

€100

€165

€165

€165

Portiuncula University Hospital 

€100

€335

€100

€165

€165

€165

Roscommon University Hospital    

€100

€335

€100

€165

€165

€165

Sligo University Hospital

€100

€335

€100

€165

€165

€165

  • Maximum statutory charges payable in a rolling twelve month period is €800
  • If a patient chooses to be treated privately, accommodation charges will apply in addition to the above RTA

 

Statutory Charge Exemptions:

  • Public Medical Card holders (on proof of valid current medical card).
  • Members of the defence forces and their dependants (written confirmation required).
  • Persons receiving services in respect of prescribed infectious diseases.
  • Temporary visitors to Ireland from another EU Country on presentation of an EHIC Card are entitled to hospital services as a public patient without charge.
  • GP referral letters  exempt you from The Emergency Department Charge of €100 only.