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Long-Term Illness Scheme Coverage

Dáil Éireann Debate, Tuesday - 7 March 2017

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Questions (615)

Seán Fleming


615. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Health if the new medication FreeStyle Libre system from a company (details supplied) has been approved for persons with type 1 diabetes; if this will be included on the long-term illness scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11919/17]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

Under the Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Act 2013, the HSE has statutory responsibility for the administration of the community drug schemes; therefore, the matter has been referred to the HSE for attention and direct reply to the Deputy