Taxpayers are funding expensive drug development, report says

10 May 2019 - The Dutch government invests tens of millions of euros every year in small biotech companies which ...

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Beneluxa: what are the prospects for collective bargaining on pharmaceutical prices given diverse health technology assessment processes?

23 April 2019 - The Beneluxa collaboration is an initiative aimed at securing sustainable access to new medicines.  ...

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Addressing health system values in health technology assessment: the use of evidence-informed deliberative processes

8 April 2019 - Health technology assessment is increasingly used around the globe to inform resource allocation decisions. Furthermore, the importance ...

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Conditional financing of drugs in the Netherlands: past, present, and future—results from stakeholder interviews

8 April 2019 - It is long known that managed entry agreements may offer decision makers valuable policy options to ...

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AbbVie's massive Humira discounts are stifling Netherlands biosimilars

2 April 2019 - Could a drug's price ever be too low? That’s what some market-watchers are asking in the ...

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Dutch join backlash at expensive drugs by making their own

8 March 2019 - In a radiation-proof room at the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, Emar Thomasa sits behind shielded glass ...

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Determining the comparative value of pharmaceutical risk-sharing policies in non–small cell lung cancer using real-world data

2 March 2019 - Risk-sharing arrangements can be used to mitigate uncertainty about the value of a drug by sharing the ...

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Pharma lashes out at the Netherlands over drug pricing policies

6 November 2019 - As the Dutch government gets more aggressive about controlling the cost of medicines, the pharmaceutical industry ...

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Novartis and Vertex battle the Netherlands government over pricing

4 February 2019 - Two large drug makers are squaring off against the Netherlands as drug pricing increasingly becomes a ...

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Big pharma firms criticise Dutch campaign to slash drug prices

5 February 2019 - Foreign pharmaceuticals companies in the Netherlands say they are ‘concerned’ that the government is undermining the ...

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Minister to ‘talk to Novartis’ after five-fold cancer drug price hike

10 January 2019 - Health minister Bruno Bruins is planning to talk to Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis this week about ...

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Better together when buying medicines? Taking stock of the BeNeLuxA initiative

11 December 2018 - With Ireland being the latest to join in June 2018, there is clearly interest in the ...

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Health insurer takes pharma giant to court for ‘evergreening’

20 September 2018 - Health insurance group Menzis is taking legal action against Astra Zeneca, accusing the pharmaceuticals firm of ...

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Dutch doctors fight pharma company’s 500 fold drug price rise

3 September 2018 - Regulator urged to probe Leadiant Biosciences’ alleged abuse of market power. ...

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Using real world data in health technology assessment (HTA) practice: a comparative study of five HTA agencies

21 March 2018 - This study examines whether real world data is incorporated in health technology assessment (HTA) of melanoma drugs ...

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