Thursday September 24, 2020

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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