The use of economic evaluation for guiding the pharmaceutical reimbursement list in Thailand.

@article{Teerawattananon2014TheUO,
  title={The use of economic evaluation for guiding the pharmaceutical reimbursement list in Thailand.},
  author={Yot Teerawattananon and Nattha Tritasavit and Netnapis Suchonwanich and Pritaporn Kingkaew},
  journal={Zeitschrift fur Evidenz, Fortbildung und Qualitat im Gesundheitswesen},
  year={2014},
  volume={108 7},
  pages={397-404}
}
Medicines expenditure consumes a significant proportion of public health expenditure in Thailand, where Universal Health Coverage has been in place since 2002. The National List of Essential Medicines has been successfully used as a pharmaceutical benefits package for all public health plans. All patients are eligible for all medicines included in the list free of charge by law. Health economic evaluation has been employed as a tool for the development of this list, including price negotiation… CONTINUE READING

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