Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Questions (461)

John Brassil

Question:

461. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the expenditure incurred in the GMS scheme on generic drugs, branded generics and proprietary drugs with an equivalent generic and on proprietary drugs without an equivalent generic in each of the years 2015 to 2018, in tabular form. [37705/19]

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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 medicines; therefore, the matter has been referred to the HSE for attention and direct reply to the Deputy.