On February 24, the Chamber participated in a meeting devoted to the Draft Regulation on introduction of reference pricing and reimbursement since April 1, 2017 which was held in the Ministry of Health of Ukraine (MoH). The meeting gathered representatives of the MoH, Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine (CMU), Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine (MEDT) and pharma market operators.
In particular, Ministry of Health of Ukraine was represented by Roman Illyk, Deputy Minister of Health of Ukraine, Pavlo Kovtoniuk, Deputy Minister of Health of Ukraine, and Taras Liaskivskiy, Head of the MoH Pharmaceutical Department; Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine – by Serhiy Dekhtiarenko, Deputy State Secretary of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine; and the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine – by Dmitriy Romanovich, Advisor to the Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine.
In a course of discussion, the participants of the meeting reached the following agreements:
In general, all the participants welcomed the proposed drafts and thanked the MoH, CMU and MEDT for taking into account the industry’s concerns and comments to the regulation of prices for medicinal products and its reimbursement submitted earlier.