Dáil Éireann - Volume 639 - 16 October, 2007

Written Answers. - Health Repayment Scheme.

Deputy James Reilly asked the Minister for Health and Children when it is expected that a person (details supplied) in Dublin 10 will receive an offer of refund of nursing home charges; the reason the refund system is so slow in carrying out the refund process; if she has plans to improve the process; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [23474/07]

  Deputy Mary Harney: The Health Service Executive has responsibility for administering the Repayment Scheme and the information sought by the Deputy relates to matters within the area of responsibility of the Executive. My Department has requested the Parliamentary Affairs Division of the Executive to arrange to have the matter investigated and to have a reply issued to the Deputy.