Protect The Patient Voice In EU HTA Cooperation, Says Eurordis
The European Parliament will vote on the European Commission’s proposals to increase cooperation on health technology assessments on Oct. 3. However, patient groups warn that amendments to the original text risk weakening the voice of the patient in the HTA debate.
You may also be interested in...
Legislation that would introduce EU-wide joint clinical assessments has moved a step forward after the European Parliament adopted its version of the proposals.
The European Parliament’s ENVI committee wants to help the European Council to progress with its work on the European Commission’s proposals on HTA cooperation by assuaging concerns of the EU member states.
With talks to form a new coalition progressing in Germany, the new government, which could take office in early December, is expected to introduce measures to curb pharmaceutical spending. Orphan drugs could be among products targeted.