Pricing & Reimbursement
Our vision is that all patients with chronic and/or lifelong conditions in the EU have access to high quality, patient-centred equitable health and social care. There is an urgent need to identify effective and concrete actions at EU level to close the current gap on health inequalities, so that all patients across Europe have access to high-quality, affordable treatments.
In September 2020 EPF published a position paper on the Pricing and Value of Innovative Medicines and responded to the to the European Commission’s Public consultation on the EU Pharmaceutical Strategy.
In June 2016, EPF published a statement outlining the nine core principles from the patients' perspective on the value and pricing of innovative medicines. The statement can be consulted here.
Contact: Kaisa Immonen, Director of Policy.
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