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Use Of Comparative Effectiveness Research By Four European Health Authorities

How do different European health authorities use comparative effectiveness research (CER) to determine drug coverage and pricing?  A recent Health Affairs article by Cohen, Malins and Shahpurwala answer just this question.  Here is a table summarizing the mission and priorities of health authorities in England, France, Germany and the Netherlands.



  • Joshua Cohen, Ashley Malins, and Zainab Shahpurwala. Compared To US Practice, Evidence-Based Reviews In Europe Appear To Lead To Lower Prices For Some Drugs. 10.1377/hlthaff.2012.0707 HEALTH AFFAIRS 32, NO. 4 (2013)

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