15 Credits SPRING

Aims/Description: This unit introduces students to the categories of approach taken to pricing pharmaceuticals in different countries e.g. free pricing, reference pricing and value based pricing. Access will be provided to briefings on the particular situations in certain countries including EU5 and USA. How companies respond to these pricing approaches will be reviewed, reflecting both what is peculiar to pharmaceutical companies and what is common with other industries.

Restrictions on availability: Restricted to candidates for the MSc in International Health Technology Assessment, Pricing and Reimbursement

Staff Contact: Ben Van Hout
Teaching Methods: Independent Study,
Assessment: Course work

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