Austria: Hastily implemented legal changes hit pharma industry

BRENDAN MELCK | May 3, 2017

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A legal amendment implemented pushed through Austria’s parliament in late March introduces a series of changes unfavourable to producers of originators and generics. Tensions between the pharmaceutical industry and the social security institutions in Austria are high again after the implementation of a legal amendment in at the end of March, which will have a negative impact on all segments of the industry.

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