Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Act 2013
Supply of items not on Reimbursement List.
23.— The Executive may, at its discretion and subject to such conditions as it considers appropriate, make arrangements to supply an item, pursuant to F2 [ section 59 or 62A ] of the Act of 1970, to a patient notwithstanding that the item is not a listed item if the Executive is satisfied that—
( a) the patient requires that item for clinical reasons, and
( b) there is no listed item which is a suitable alternative for that item in so far as that patient is concerned.