THE INFLUENCE OF DRUG PRICE ADJUSTMENTS POLICY ON PRESCRIBING REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS FOR PATIENTS WITH HYPERTENSION
- At: 2015 FIP Congress in Düsseldorf (Germany)
- Type: Poster
- By: TSAI, Hui-Ting (China Medical University, pharmacy, Taichung city, China Taiwan)
- Co-author(s): Hui-Ting Tsai
Taiwan’s National Health Insurance (NHI) has implemented drug price adjustments few times to save pharmaceutical costs. However, physicians may get more diagnosis fee by prescribing less repeat prescriptions to make up their revenue. Such physician behavior is often related to financial sustainability of NHI systems in previous studies. However,.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.