Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Questions (1205)

Frank O'Rourke

Question:

1205. Deputy Frank O'Rourke asked the Minister for Health when an application for renewal of eligibility under the drugs payment scheme will be expedited on behalf of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32048/19]

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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.