Wig Allowance

hseWigworld are authorised HSE registered wig suppliers. The HSE provide an allowance through your medical card for medical related hair loss. Entitlements vary depending on the health board region. A specialists or doctors letter together your medical number are required and Wigworld will process the relevant paper work on your behalf.

Yearly HSE Wig Allowance

Waterford €440
Kilkenny €440
Carlow €440
Wexford €440
Tipperary €500
Cork €450
Dundalk €635
Kildare €767
Dublin St West €700

Private health insurance: You may claim for your wig through your private health insurance as part of your entitlements depending on your policy and plan. If you have private health insurance, we can provide you with the relevant documentation in order for you claim a reimbursement wig allowance . The amount refunded can vary depending on your plan. You should check with your insurer for details in this regard.

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  can obtain from the tax office.