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MHLW’s Feat to Link Drug Review and Reimbursement Policies Put to Test with “Expensive Drugs”

June 28, 2016
The “sakigake” pricing premium introduced in April was hailed by the pharma industry as something that would improve predictability, because it links drug reviews and reimbursement prices by giving a premium to products designated under the sakigake fast-track review pathway.…

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