Regulation of medicine prices in a liberalized market structure
- At: 2008 FIP Congress in Basel (Switzerland)
- Type: Poster
- By: ANDERSEN, Jon (The Norwegian Pharmacy Association, Oslo, Norway)
- Co-author(s): Hamberg, Jostein (The Norwegian Pharmacy Association, OSLO, Norway)
The Norwegian pharmacy legislation is one of the most liberal in Europe. Since 2001 vertical integration between wholesalers and pharmacies has been allowed, and encouraged by the government. One owner can also own several pharmacies. This increases the pharmacies’ bargaining power. This has in turn made it possible for the .. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.