Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Ceisteanna (165)

Mary Butler

Ceist:

165. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Health if he will provide a cost-benefit analysis on the usage of the finger test strips for persons between five and 21 years of age with type 1 diabetes; if it has provided savings since the FreeStyle Libre reimbursement scheme was launched; if so, the details of the savings; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25634/19]

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