Improving the Reference Mechanism While Ensuring Meaningful Referencing

May 23, 2012

Key Messages:

  • The current country basked correctly reflects the socio-economic level of Cyprus
  • The economic situation of Greece is not comparable with Cyprus
  • A better implementation of the current P&R mechanism can improve affordability of medicines for patients’ access while preserving access to innovative medicines.
  • A more holistic approach will provide efficiency gains to the Cypriot health system without undermining the access to innovation of the Cypriot citizens.

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