Friday, 6 September 2019

Questions (891)

James Browne


891. Deputy James Browne asked the Minister for Health his plans to include vitamin injections as part of medical card cover when the injections are prescribed by a doctor for medical reasons; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35133/19]

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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.