Tuesday, 8 October 2019

Ceisteanna (197)

Mary Butler

Ceist:

197. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Health the annual cost of prescription diabetes medications as a percentage of the annual cost of prescription medications, including the blood testing strips to the HSE in each of the past three years and to date in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40548/19]

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.