The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform (DPER) will be centrally involved in the negotiation of a new medicine pricing agreement with the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association (IPHA).
Discussions with the industry body are already underway, with formal negotiations expected to kick off next month.
A spokesman for health minister Leo Varadkar said that the state was using a “coordinated approach” involving the Department of Health, the HSE, the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform,...
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