Tuesday, 1 October 2019

Questions (422)

Michael Harty

Question:

422. Deputy Michael Harty asked the Minister for Health when the HTA review team will make a decision on extending the availability of FreeStyle Libre to all type 1 diabetic patients irrespective of age; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39874/19]

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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.