[Innovative medicines and market access agreements]

[Innovative medicines and market access agreements]

2013 Ann. Pharm. Fr

Toumi, M. | Zard, J. | Duvillard, R. | Jommi, C. | Volume: 71, Issue: 5, Pages: 302-325, Agreements, France, Innovation, Market access, market access agreements, Medicine, Price,

Market Access Agreements (MAA) for drugs have emerged in response to the need to control health expenditures, as well as to the uncertainty about the true benefit of a drug. It is possible to group MAA in two types of agreements: financial agreements and outcome-based agreements. MAA is a growing trend and is shifting towards conditional access. However, the willingness to use these contracts and their implementation differ across countries, and some are still resistant to put them in place. The MAA challenges to overcome encompass the complexity of the schemes, the administrative burden and the difficulty of evaluating MAA. It is likely that these agreements might experience further evolution in the future to become a faster pathway for therapeutic innovations, at a fair price

https://www.doi.org/S0003-4509(13)00103-X [pii];10.1016/j.pharma.2013.08.005