ECRI Institute to Pick Up Where NGC Left Off

from tHEORetically Speaking: The HealthEconomics.Com Blog at on July 19, 2018 at 03:52PM ECRI Institute announced plans this week to continue providing the centralized source of medical guidelines originally offered by the now-shuttered National Guideline Clearinghouse. According to a press release, The nonprofit was called upon by the government 20 years ago to develop […]

How Much Should Society Pay for a New Orphan Drug? A Contribution to this Debate is now Available in a New OHE Research Paper

from News at on July 19, 2018 at 09:28AM The high cost of drugs for rare diseases (‘orphan drugs’) has generated considerable debate. While there is debate in the economic literature over whether a premium should be paid for ‘rarity’, these drugs are reimbursed with high prices in many countries. The question then arises […]