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By: Decision Resources Inc

In: The SAGE Handbook of Healthcare

Chapter 3: Prospective Payment Systems: Opportunities and Threats for the Pharmaceutical Industry

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Prospective Payment Systems: Opportunities and Threats for the Pharmaceutical Industry
Prospective payment systems: Opportunities and threats for the pharmaceutical industry
Overview

In recent years, cost-containment initiatives in the pharmaceutical market have focused primarily on the retail sector. This trend is hardly surprising, given the size and high profile of the retail pharmacy market. In contrast, the hospital sector has received relatively little attention. Indeed, within the constraints of their overall budgets, hospitals have been largely left to their own devices, to define their reimbursement policies and decide how best to control their costs. Today, the climate in the hospital sector is undergoing a marked change. Governments are becoming increasingly concerned about runaway costs and ballooning deficits in their hospitals, a problem that is usually attributed to a ...

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