Tuesday, 28 July 2020
Department of Health
Medical Aids and Appliances
1028. To ask the Minister for Health the reason a product (details supplied) that constantly monitors glucose levels for persons with type 1 diabetes is not available under the long-term illness scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18754/20]
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.