Drugs group 'excluded' from new prices talks

HEA says government focusing on big pharma brands

17th May, 2016
Medicine suppliers' group wants place at talks table Pic iStock

A body representing a number of the country's suppliers of prescription medicines has claimed that it is being excluded from negotiations with the government on a new medicines agreement.

"HEA members, who have put forward proposals to save the State almost €130m in its medicines budget, have yet to engage with government on the next medicines agreement which will set drug prices for the next four years," a statement from the group said.


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