Drug reimbursement recommendations by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence: have they impacted the National Health Service budget?

OBJECTIVE Determine whether reimbursement restrictions recommended by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) have impacted the United Kingdom (UK) National Health Service (NHS) budget. METHODS Data were abstracted from NICE guidance documents and costing statements through March 2011. Estimated maximum and adjusted potential… CONTINUE READING