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Session Overview
Early Morning 2A: Assessment, pricing, and reimbursement of new health technologies
Time: Thursday, 17/Nov/2011: 7:45am - 8:45am
Session Moderator: Jaime EspĂ­n, Andalusian School of Public Health, Spain
Session Rapporteur: Christine Y Lu, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, United States of America
Location: Azurit

Session Abstract

Objectives: In this session, we will a) outline key questions for decision making on providing affordable access to novel, high-cost medicines in health systems; b) illustrate assessments of the value of medicines as a basis for decision making; and c) describe innovative reimbursement models for high-cost medicines in health systems. Through discussion with the audience, we will generate a list of questions for future research on access to new health technologies.


Affordable, Appropriate Access to High-cost Medicines: Key Issues in Latin America

James F. Fitzgerald

Pan American Health Organization, United States of America


Health Technology Assessment: Policies and Practices in Europe

Anna E. Bucsics

Main Association of Austrian Social Security Institutions, Austria


Innovative Pricing Models: Examples from Health Insurance Systems in Asia

Abdulkadir Keskinaslan

Novartis Pharma AG, Switzerland