Tuesday, 17 December 2019

Questions (445)

Peter Fitzpatrick

Question:

445. Deputy Peter Fitzpatrick asked the Minister for Health when the FreeStyle Libre sensor will be available for those over 21 years of age on the medical card who suffer from diabetes, as in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [53182/19]

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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.