Dáil Éireann - Volume 663 - 15 October, 2008

Written Answers. - Nursing Homes Repayment Scheme.

Deputy John O’Mahony asked the Minister for Health and Children the reason a group (details supplied) was not included under the Health (Repayment Scheme) Act 2006 to repay recoverable health charges funded under long stay residential care. [35140/08]

  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.