Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Questions (1419)

Fiona O'Loughlin

Question:

1419. Deputy Fiona O'Loughlin asked the Minister for Health the reason prescriptions by hospitals are not valid on medical cards unless reissued by the green form system by the general practitioner of the person; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32827/19]

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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.