Suspension of Italian medtech price cuts upheld

05/14/2013 | Clinica

An Italian court ruling has upheld the suspension of a government mandate to cut prices for medical devices, invalidating the program that was scheduled to go into effect in January. The court found that the price cuts were based on a faulty use of the national medical device classification system and used inaccurate price sampling. Italian health care authorities must now come up with a different formula for implementing cost controls that recognizes the varied and specialized characteristics of the medtech sector.

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