Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Questions (1601)

Peter Burke

Question:

1601. Deputy Peter Burke asked the Minister for Health the estimated full year cost of reducing the maximum that a family can be charged under the prescription charge system from €20 to €10 per month [33503/19]

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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.