Wednesday, 1 February 2017
Department of Health
Drugs Payment Scheme Coverage
261. To ask the Minister for Health the reason medical card holders cannot avail of the drug antspain on the medical card and therefore have to bear the cost of €38 every three weeks; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4755/17]
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.