Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Questions (219)

Martin Kenny

Question:

219. Deputy Martin Kenny asked the Minister for Health if the drug Vimizim has being approved by the HSE for those suffering from Morquio syndrome (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4797/18]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

The HSE has statutory responsibility for decisions on pricing and reimbursement of medicines under the community drug schemes, in accordance with the provisions of the Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Act 2013; therefore, the matter has been referred to the HSE for reply to the Deputy.