Friday, 6 September 2019

Ceisteanna (828)

Stephen Donnelly

Ceist:

828. Deputy Stephen Donnelly asked the Minister for Health when a device (details supplied) will made available for free to type 1 diabetics; the qualifying criteria for same; if patients on the earlier 640g model will be entitled to upgrade to the new 670g model automatically for free; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34893/19]

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.