Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Questions (334)

Joe Carey

Question:

334. Deputy Joe Carey asked the Minister for Health if the finger test strip utilisation monitoring is indicating a cost or a saving over the six months since the FreeStyle Libre reimbursement scheme was launched on 3 April 2018 to young persons with type 1 diabetes aged between five and 21 years of age; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41091/18]

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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.