Thursday, 5 March 2020
Department of Health
Medical Card Drugs Availability
649. To ask the Minister for Health the reason a person (details supplied) has had their entitlement to medication under the GMS reduced on their diagnoses for Parkinson’s disease; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3111/20]
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.