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MHLW to Include Generic Drug Share Targets in Next 5-Year Medical Spending Optimization Plans in Response to Requests by Insurers

August 10, 2012
The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) plans to ask prefectures to include numerical targets for the generic drug share on a volume basis in their next five-year (FY2013 through FY2017) medical expenditure optimization plans. According to the Health…

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