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Progress looms on driving down drugs prices but prescription fees are unacceptable

Posted in Blog by saraburke on June 21, 2010

On 16 June, when Fine Gael were battling out their leadership,  Minister Mary Harney announced new legislation which will deliver savings for individuals and the public purse on drugs prices. The plan is that from early next year (2011), legislation will be passed which allows for greater generic substitution and reference pricing – it’s not as complicated as it sounds. Plus Harney confirmed the introduction of her misinformed prescription charges.

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