Insight into reimbursement decision-making criteria in Bulgaria: implications for orphan drugs.

  title={Insight into reimbursement decision-making criteria in Bulgaria: implications for orphan drugs.},
  author={Georgi G. Iskrov and Ralitsa D. Raycheva and Rumen St Stefanov},
  journal={Folia medica},
  volume={55 3-4},
OBJECTIVE This article's objective is to critically assess the Bulgarian legislation on health technology assessment (HTA). It analyses how innovative therapies and orphan drugs in particular would respond to the regulators' decision-making criteria for reimbursement. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study features critical analysis of current decision-making criteria for drug reimbursement in Bulgaria, as well as hypothetical scenario planning for orphan medicinal products. RESULTS The approval… CONTINUE READING

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