PHARMA ACCESS TALKS: Managed Entry Agreements (MEAs) and Negotiation Procedures

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Event has been organized jointly with jointly with Member Company Danevych.Law and the Association of Pharmaceutical Research and Development.

The event was held in a format of open discussion.




This Session was devoted to the following topics:

  • Experience of Eastern European and Baltic States:
    • Reasons of MEAs introduction
    • The prevalent format of MEAs
    • Confidentiality of prices and what exactly is confidential
    • Who negotiates confidential prices
    • What anti-corruption measures are taken to counterbalance this confidentiality
    • Is there an opposite trend/public demand towards more transparency of prices in the future?

 

  • Cooperation between of states in negotiating prices vis-à-vis pharmaceutical companies:
    • Baltic partnership agreement
    • Central Eastern European and Southern Eastern European Countries Initiative
    • BENELUXA Initiative on Pharmaceutical Policy

 

  • Ukrainian state of play: 
    • Current legislative framework
    • Factors hindering MEAs implementation
    • Alternatives to MEAs that have been used in Ukraine so far

 

  • Perspectives for Ukraine and the ways stakeholders may contribute to MEAs integration into Ukraine’s legal framework

 

Speakers:

  • Neringa Bernotiene, Deputy Director, National Health Insurance Fund, Lithuania
  • Kärt Veliste, Chief Specialist, Department of Medicines and Medical Devices, Estonian Health Insurance Fund
  • Mark Peter Molnar​, MD, Ph.D, Research Leader, Corvinus University of Budapest, Institute of Management, Partner, Ideas & Solutions, Budapest, Hungary

 

Moderator:  Borys Danevych, Chamber Healthcare Committee Co-Chair, Partner, Attorney-at-law, Danevych.Law.