Tuesday, 1 October 2019

Questions (312)

Brendan Howlin

Question:

312. Deputy Brendan Howlin asked the Minister for Health if the reimbursement dataset will cover only current HSE funded users of FreeStyle Libre or if the health technology assessment review will simply compare total blood glucose strip usage spend year on year; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39292/19]

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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.