Wednesday, 28 February 2018

Questions (163)

Billy Kelleher

Question:

163. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health the expenditure on medicines in each of the years 2015 to 2017; the projected spend in 2018, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10308/18]

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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.