Relationship between Financial Impact and Coverage of Drugs in Australia

  title={Relationship between Financial Impact and Coverage of Drugs in Australia},
  author={Josephine O Mauskopf and Costel Chirila and Catherine Masaquel and Kristina Secnik Boye and Lee Bowman and Julie A Birt and David L Grainger},
  booktitle={International journal of technology assessment in health care},
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to estimate the relationship between the financial impact of a new drug and the recommendation for reimbursement by the Australian Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC). METHODS Data in the PBAC summary database were abstracted for decisions made between July 2005 and November 2009. Financial impact-the upper bound of the values presented in the PBAC summary database-was categorized as ≤A$0, >A$0 up to A$10 million, A$10 million up to A$30… CONTINUE READING

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