Tuesday, 16 October 2018
Department of Health
Medical Card Drugs Availability
412. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to make Naltrexone available under the medical card scheme, with particular reference to persons who have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42023/18]
Under the Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Act 2013, the HSE has statutory responsibility for the pricing and reimbursement of the community drug schemes; therefore, the matter has been referred to the HSE for attention and direct reply to the Deputy.