COMMENTARY

Pricing Reform Could Goad Drug Makers to Focus Resources on PMP Hopefuls

December 28, 2017
By Yoshinori Sagehashi Japan’s all-important reimbursement policy panel adopted the government’s drug pricing reform package, with a significant reduction in the scope of eligible on-patent products for the so-called price maintenance premium (PMP). On an off-patent drug front, long-listed products…

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