Thursday, 17 October 2019

Questions (212)

Louise O'Reilly

Question:

212. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health the estimated cost of providing electronic blood glucose monitoring systems, such as FreeStyle Libre, to all diabetes sufferers under the long-term illness scheme. [42764/19]

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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.