has announced that its German sales company Eisai GmbH (Location: Frankfurt) and the National Association of Statutory Health Insurance
Funds (GKV-Spitzenverband) have agreed on a reimbursement price for Eisai's antiepileptic drug (AED) Fycompa (perampanel).
6) Since 2009, all statutory health insurance
companies are obligated to offer gatekeeping contracts as an alternative to standard health insurance plans.
Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals Ltd (ASX: CUV) has reached an agreement with the German National Association of Statutory Health Insurance
Funds (GKV-Spitzenverband or GKV-SV) for the pricing of Clinuvel's drug Scenesse (afamelanotide 16mg) for the treatment of erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP) patients, the company disclosed on Wednesday.
The price of the statutory health insurance
plan depends on earnings; the price of private health insurance depends on risk.
The phase two of the plan will hopefully conclude the project aspect of the scheme after which we will start the first stage of the scheme itself by building the organisation structure of the statutory health insurance
body and establish the operating and business process model," he mentioned.
During the post-war decades the development of the statutory health insurance
system was characterized by an acceleration of the process of 'double inclusion' (Alber 1992: 24ff), in other words the integration of a growing part of the population and an expansion of the range of services covered.
In 2000 the Allgemeine Ortskrankenkasse (AOK) Rheinland, a large regional German statutory health insurance
company, conducted a survey among females with breast cancer to recognize deficiencies of therapy and identify specific patient's needs (Dusseldorf, 2000).
Statutory health insurance
systems in Europe paid 88 billion for pharmaceuticals during the year.
The German government's Statutory Health Insurance
saved approximately 1.
The former comprise all statutory health insurance
funds (Gesetzliche Krankenkassen, GKV) and regional associations of doctors and dentists (Kassenarztliche Vereinigungen, KV and an equivalent organisation for dentists) whose members practice under contract to the health insurance funds.
The development of a German statutory health insurance
system is characterized by increasing coverage of the population and a decreasing number of insurance funds.
This move will allow the company to be eligible for reimbursement under the statutory health insurance