Germany: Proposed pharmaceutical cost-containment measurers

Germany's Health Minister, Prof. Karl Lauterbach has announced several proposed cost-containment measures in the draft Statutory Health Insurance (SHI) Financial Stabilisation Bill (GKV Finanzstabilisierungsgesetz), which aim to relieve the SHI financially. Maddy Dawson, Analyst at Lightning Health, takes a look at how the draft measures, if implemented, will affect the pharmaceutical industry.

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Article published 22 March 2022.