Thursday, 22 November 2018

Questions (133)

Billy Kelleher

Question:

133. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health when a decision will issue in relation to Translarna; and if the HSE will reimburse Translarna for the five boys who require same. [48697/18]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

The HSE has statutory responsibility for decisions on pricing and reimbursement of medicines, 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.