Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Questions (1442)

John McGuinness

Question:

1442. Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Health the reason a drink can no longer be obtained on a medical card; the arrangements being put in place for patients such as a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32910/19]

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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.