Wednesday, 26 June 2019

Questions (153)

Maurice Quinlivan

Question:

153. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Health the estimated cost for one year of extending the reimbursement scheme for the FreeStyle Libre continuous glucose monitoring system to all type 1 diabetics; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26963/19]

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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.