Health Act 1970

F129 [ Services for women in accordance with Act of 2018

62A

62A. (1) The Health Service Executive shall make available without charge medical, surgical and midwifery services for the purpose of termination of pregnancy in accordance with section 9 , 10 , 11 or 12 of the Act of 2018 for women who are ordinarily resident in the State.

(2) The services referred to in subsection (1) shall be provided otherwise than as in-patient services.

(3) A woman entitled to receive services under this section may choose to receive them from any person who has entered into an agreement with the Health Service Executive for the provision of those services and who is willing to accept her as a patient.

(4) Subject to sections 20 and 23 of the Act of 2013, the services referred to in subsection (1) shall include the supply without charge of specified drugs, medicines and medical and surgical appliances for the purpose of a termination of pregnancy in accordance with section 9 , 10 , 11 or 12 of the Act of 2018 for the time being

(a) standing approved by the Heath Service Executive, or

(b) on the Reimbursement List within the meaning of section 2(1) of the Act of 2013.

(5) In this section

Act of 2013 means Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Act 2013;

Act of 2018 means the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Act 2018. ]

Annotations

Amendments:

F129

Inserted (1.01.2019) by Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Act 2018 (31/2018), s. 26(d), S.I. No. 594 of 2018.

Editorial Notes:

E260

Provision for payments for certain services under section made (1.01.2019) by Public Service Pay and Pensions Act 2017 (Payments in Respect of Certain Services under Section 62A of the Health Act 1970) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 598 of 2018), in effect as per reg. 1(2).