Wednesday, 4 May 2022
Department of Health
496. To ask the Minister for Health if test results for Lyme disease that have been identified in private testing facilities or following medical investigations abroad are recognised for treatment by the HSE here. [22034/22]
497. To ask the Minister for Health if the supplementary medications and treatment required for chronic Lyme disease will be covered by the general medical scheme and the drug treatment scheme. [22035/22]
As the Health Service Executive (HSE) has statutory responsibility for decisions on pricing and reimbursement of medicines and medical items, in accordance with the Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Act 2013, I have asked the HSE to respond to the deputy directly, as soon as possible.