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Publication Digest: Health Technology Assessment-Informed Decision Making by the G-BA/IQWiG in Germany and NICE in England: The Role of Budget Impact
MTRC shares the most relevant and impactful publications in the field of market access and HEOR for medical technologies in Europe through its Publications Digest. In a recent publication, Schaefer et al. assessed the effect of official evaluation criteria, including the role of budget impact (BI), on health technology assessment (HTA) outcomes employed by the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA), Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) in Germany, and National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in England. Analyzing data from 2011 to 2018, the authors underscored the consistent adherence of G-BA/IQWiG and NICE to official evaluation criteria while also revealing an independent influence of BI on HTA outcomes, potentially carrying implications for health policy decisions.
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