New Webinar Hosted by Xtalks Prepares Manufacturers for AMNOG Regulations and the Future of Access and Pricing

Join the presenter, Dr. Thomas Mittendorf, Vice President and Managing Director at Herescon GmbH, an AmerisourceBergen company, for insight on the current German requirements, recent trends in price negotiations, and future direction for the AMNOG assessment. The live broadcast will take place on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 11:00am EDT (4:00pm BST/ UK GMT +1).

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For organizations working in this market or utilizing German price points for market access strategy, understanding these interconnections is critical.

Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) August 25, 2014

Introduction of the Pharmaceutical Market Restructuring Act (AMNOG) in 2011 and the resulting requirements for benefit assessment have fundamentally changed the conditions of market access and pharmaceutical pricing in Germany. The aim of this mandatory evaluation of clinical evidence was to limit the cost of pharmaceuticals and tackle the price monopoly of drug manufacturers in Germany.

While this has successfully been achieved, it has also brought with it further implications beyond the immediate German market, particularly for those countries that use Germany as a price reference. The open nature in which the clinical evidence and especially the critical aspects in these assessments is shared publically has potential impact on a product’s value story with payers in many other jurisdictions. For organizations working in this market or utilizing German price points for market access strategy, understanding these interconnections is critical.

Key take aways of this program include:

  •     Understanding of current AMNOG process
  •     Implications of AMNOG evaluation
  •     Impact of publically available assessment on value story
  •     Overview of price discount trends, both average and unique examples
  •     Future growth beyond current AMNOG framework

For more information or to register for this webinar, visit: AMNOG – German Regulation in the Past, Present and Future.

About Xcenda and Herescon
Xcenda is a strategic consulting firm with 20 years of experience applying real-world expertise in health economics and outcomes research, reimbursement, health policy, market research, and market access strategy. In December of 2013, Herescon GmbH, one of the largest research and consulting boutiques in Germany focused on market access and health economics services, joined this experienced team. As part of AmerisourceBergen Corporation, a leading global healthcare solutions company, the combined bench of Xcenda and Herescon consultants supports pharmaceutical companies as well as emerging pre-commercialization phase firms with challenges such as developing an evidence package to optimize access in key global markets, predicting product performance, and identifying reimbursement strategies and programs to maximize patient access. From development through market maturity, these collaborative partners help manufacturers identify, demonstrate, and deliver their brand’s value proposition to key healthcare stakeholders. For more information visit on Xcenda, visit http://www.xcenda.com/. For more information on Herescon, visit http://www.herescon.com/.

About Xtalks
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