Regulatory framework


Mar 2020

On January 1, 2020, as a part of healthcare reform in Austria, the Austrian health insurance fund (Die Österreichische Gesundheitskasse (ÖGK)) was created by merging the nine former regional health insurance funds. The ÖGK is based in Vienna. Read more


Oct 2019

In June of 2019, order on changes of procedure for the development of standards of health care was issued regarding the development of health standards based on approved clinical recommendations. Read more


Jan 2018

Since January 1, 2018, responsibility for managing the product regulations for medical devices is transferred from the Norwegian Directorate of Health to the Norwegian Medicines Agency. Read more