Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Questions (941)

Charlie McConalogue

Question:

941. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Health the reason a medicine (details supplied) is not covered by the medical card; if consideration has been given to amending same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14180/19]

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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.