Thursday, 6 December 2018

Ceisteanna (156)

Michael Healy-Rae


156. Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Health the reason the drug Belimumab is not publicly available to patients here (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [51241/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

The HSE has statutory responsibility for decisions on pricing and reimbursement of medicines under the community drug schemes, in accordance with the provisions of the Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Act 2013. Therefore, the matter has been referred to the HSE for reply to the Deputy.