Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Questions (332)

John Brady

Question:

332. Deputy John Brady asked the Minister for Health the reason a medication (details supplied) has been withdrawn and is no longer available under the medical card; if a replacement or substitution of another medication will be made available; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38589/19]

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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.