Fear of Unpredictability: Industry Criticises Japan’s Frequent Pricing Rule Changes
United Call For Reforms
While Japan enters annual drug price revisions with frequent regulation changes, several major corporate players in the country warn again that government policies mean that the country is at risk of “losing attractiveness.”
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