LEXICON
No.155 March 9, 2018

New PMP Criteria
新薬創出加算の新要件

The price maintenance premium (PMP) (新薬創出加算; shinyaku soshutsu kasan ) , which has been in place since its pilot rollout in April 2010, has been hailed by the research-oriented pharmaceutical industry as the centerpiece of Japan’s pro-innovation policy. While it...

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