Wednesday, 28 February 2018

Ceisteanna (162)

Billy Kelleher

Ceist:

162. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health the number of persons availing of the long-term illness scheme and the high-tech scheme in 2017; the amount of expenditure on both schemes respectively in 2017; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10307/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar 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.