Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Questions (478)

Maurice Quinlivan


478. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Health the roll-out date for the FreeStyle Libre glucose monitoring system to be included in the long-term illness scheme for children and young persons; the criteria for same; and if the HSE plans to include persons with type 1 diabetes for reimbursement in compliance with the Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Act 2013. [9901/18]

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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.