Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Questions (601)

Dominic Hannigan

Question:

601. Deputy Dominic Hannigan asked the Minister for Health when he expects the Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Bill 2012 to pass all stages; when he expects the savings proposed in it to be passed on to the Exchequer; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12532/13]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

The Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Bill 2012, which is currently before the House, provides for the introduction of a system of generic substitution and reference pricing. e timeframe for the passage of the Bill is a matter for the Oireachtas.