Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Questions (851)

Billy Kelleher


858 Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health when the legislation to facilitate the introduction of reference pricing and generic substitution of drugs will be published and when it will be implemented; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35339/12]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Health)

The Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Bill 2012 was published on Friday, the 13th of July and will be initiated in the Seanad on Thursday, the 19th of July. Implementation is dependent on the date of enactment.