Friday, 6 September 2019

Questions (817)

Michael Healy-Rae


817. Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Health if the FreeStyle Libre glucose monitor will be added to both the medical card cover and long-term illness card; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34818/19]

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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.