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1. What types of liability are recognized in your jurisdiction? Dutch liability law generally distinguishes between contractual liability on the one hand and non-contractual liability on the other. Non-contractual liability not only includes fault-based liability (‘onrechtmatige daad‘) but also includes a regime of strict liability for defective products (‘productaansprakelijkheid‘). The regime for strict liability constitutes…
Join industry executives in staying informed on the market access and HTA process in Portugal.  1. What are the pricing models, processes and principles for originator drugs? Prices of medicinal products are regulated by the System of Assessment of Health Technologies (SiNATS), approved by Decree-Law 97/2015, 1 June 2015, which established the provisions applicable to…
Join industry executives in staying informed on the market access and HTA process in Portugal.  1. Are there any Managed entry agreements in place in your country? (If so, please list them) Yes. Infarmed can choose to enter into managed entry agreements (MEA) with marketing authorization holders to regulate the risk of expenditure on innovative…
Join industry executives in staying informed on the market access and HTA process in Portugal.  1.Which are the administrations, bodies and institutions in charge of public health in your country and what are their respective responsibilities? The most relevant administrations, bodies and institutions in charge of public health in Portugal are: • Ministry of Health…
 1. What are the regulatory authorities with jurisdiction over drugs, biologicals, and medical devices in your country? The Ministry of Health and Care Services (Helse- og Omsorgsdepartementet, “HOD”) is the superior administrative authority in Norway, with jurisdiction over drugs, biologicals, and medical devices.   The Norwegian Medical Products Agency (Direktoratet for medisinske produkter, “NOMA”), has…
16. Are clinical trials required to be conducted locally as a condition (stated or implicit) for marketing approval? Clinical trials are not required to be conducted in Norway as a condition for obtaining a marketing approval. As part of the application for a marketing approval, the applicant must submit clinical documentation, hereunder results from clinical…
1. What are the regulatory authorities with jurisdiction over drugs, biologicals, and medical devices in your country? Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport (Ministerie van Volksgezondheid, Welzijn en Sport) The policy and regulation of drugs (‘medicinal products’), biologicals and medical devices falls under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport. The Ministry…
Join industry executives in staying informed on the market access and HTA process in Portugal.  1. Price 1.1. How does price control at ex-factory prices work in your country? Ex-factory prices (PVA) are relevant to determine the retail price (PVP) of medicinal products and their maximum legal margins, as below.   1.2. What are the…
1. Are clinical trials required to be conducted locally as a condition (stated or implicit) for marketing approval? No, clinical trials do not have to be conducted locally as a condition for marketing approval. This is not one of the prerequisite conditions for approval of the clinical trial protocol, which conditions are listed in Article…
1. Please describe the main cost containment policies in place in your country and their fundamental principles   a. Pricing and impact of generic/biosimilar approval Currently there are no policies in place in this regard.   b. Clawback/Payback/Discounts/Rebates In Portugal, the main mechanism for cost-containment is the prior evaluation, regulated by Decree-Law No. 97/2015 of…