Tag Archives: pricing and reimbursement

Innovation Drops Down NICE’s Value Agenda

Innovation as a consideration of value-based pricing decisions will be conspicuous by its absence in future NICE decisions. Omar Ali, a UK formulary development pharmacist and consultant to NICE, speaking at eyeforpharma’s Barcelona 2014 conference on Wednesday, explained that the UK price watchdog will prioritize considerations of wider societal benefit and unmet need as it […]
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Europe: Whatever Happened to Faster Reimbursement for Generics?

The plan to accelerate generic pricing and reimbursement has become another tragic European casualty, writes Brussels correspondent Reflector.
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FDA Guidances, OIG Investigations to Shape Drug Marketing, Research

Marketers may see further advice from the Food and Drug Administration in the coming year that clarifies how they can use social media. Priority topics:  presenting risk and benefit information in limited space; correcting independent/third party misinformation about a drug or medical device; and appropriate use of links, according to the agenda for the Center […]
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$20 Billion 'Lifestyle' Market Immune to Costly Regulations, says Alphaeon CEO

You can’t defraud the government if you aren’t handling its money, explains Robert Grant, CEO of Alphaeon, a lifestyle healthcare company. Pharma free-market advocates take note. If you no longer had to worry about the Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law or the Sunshine Act, would your professional marketing strategy change? Probably, if you like making money. […]
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Those Amazing 'Gold Plated, Cadillac Care' Drug Programs

by Tom Norton Not too many years ago, while employed by one of America’s leading Rx manufacturers, I remember stepping up to a retail drug store counter to pick up a prescription.  As the pharmacist handed me my script, he said, “Wow.  I don’t know what kind of health insurance you have, but I have […]
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