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Ex-Minister Tamura: 3 New Sources of Social Security Funding Needed to Stem Overreliance on Drug Price Cuts

By Yoshinori Sagehashi April 3, 2019
The Japanese cost-effectiveness assessment (CEA) scheme is not yet another tool to trim drug spending but a science-based policy that would make drug prices more palatable for stakeholders with conflicting interests, former health minister Norihisa Tamura says. In his interview…

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