Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Questions (764)

Noel Grealish

Question:

764. Deputy Noel Grealish asked the Minister for Health his plans to increase the list of foods on the long-term illness scheme for patients of phenylketonuria, PKU; if the cross-border directive can be used to access products (details supplied) in Northern Ireland or Great Britain; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18962/19]

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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 pricing and reimbursement of the community drug schemes; therefore, the matter has been referred to the HSE for attention and direct reply to the Deputy.