Reducing medication costs: INN prescribing in South Korea
- In: Hot topic: FIP-WHO joint session on access to medicines on Monday, 23 September 2019, 14:30-17:30
- At: AbuDhabi (United Arab Emirates) (2019)
- Type: Presentation
- By: CHANG, Seok Goo (Korean Pharmaceutical Association, South Korea)
South Korea has implemented National Health Insurance (NHI) System since 1977 and the total population is covered by NHI. The separation of prescribing and dispensing(SPD) is fully implemented from 2000. In case of out-patients, hospital/clinic pharmacy cannot dispense the medicines according to our regulation. They can dispense the medicines only.. The access to the whole abstract and if available the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.