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The health technology assessment system in Australia

https://doi.org/10.17749/2070-4909.2019.12.4.333-341

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Abstract

In Australia, the federal government is in charge of providing the health care to patients. The government agencies determine the list of reimbursable pharmaceuticals and medical services and also define the preferential categories of the population. The states and territories may have their own health care programs in addition to the federal ones. The Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) is responsible for the health technology assessment (HTA) and decides which technology is eligible for reimbursement by the federal budget. The drug evaluation process includes five stages: a review of general information about the product, assessment of its clinical efficacy, cost-effectiveness analysis, assessment of financial implications of including the drug in the reimbursement list, and consideration of any other factors that may influence the committee decision. In addition to the full reimbursement of pharmaceuticals, the committee may decide to provide funding based on a managed entry agreement.

About the Authors

V. V. Omelyanovskiy
Financial Research Institute of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation; Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration
Russian Federation

Vitaly V. Omelyanovskiy – MD, PhD, Professor, Head of the Center for Healthcare Funding, Financial Research Institute of the Ministry of Finance of Russia; Head of the Laboratory for Health Technology Assessment at the Institute of Applied Economic Research, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA).

Researcher ID: P-6911-2018
Scopus Author ID: 6507287753

3-2 Nastasyinsky pereulok, Moscow 127006

82 Vernadskogo prospect, Moscow 119571



E. S. Saybel
Center for Healthcare Quality Assessment and Control of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation
Russian Federation

Yegor S. Saybel – PhD, Lead Specialist, Center for Healthcare Quality Assessment and Control, Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation.

10-5 Khokhlovskii pereulok, Moscow 109028



T. P. Bezdenezhnykh
Financial Research Institute of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation; Center for Healthcare Quality Assessment and Control of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation
Russian Federation

Tatiana P. Bezdenezhnykh – Lead Specialist, Center for Healthcare Quality Assessment and Control, Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation; Junior Researcher at the Center for Healthcare Funding, Financial Research Institute of the Ministry of Finance of Russia.

3-2 Nastasyinsky pereulok, Moscow 127006

10-5 Khokhlovskii pereulok, Moscow 109028



G. R. Khachatryan
Financial Research Institute of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation; Center for Healthcare Quality Assessment and Control of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation
Russian Federation

Georgii R. Khachatryan – Head of the Department of Methodological Support of Comprehensive Health Technology Assessment, Center for Healthcare Quality Assessment and Control, Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation; Junior Researcher at the Center for Healthcare Funding, Financial Research Institute of the Ministry of Finance of Russia.

3-2 Nastasyinsky pereulok, Moscow 127006

10-5 Khokhlovskii pereulok, Moscow 109028



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Omelyanovskiy V.V., Saybel E.S., Bezdenezhnykh T.P., Khachatryan G.R. The health technology assessment system in Australia. FARMAKOEKONOMIKA. Modern Pharmacoeconomic and Pharmacoepidemiology. 2019;12(4):333-341. (In Russ.) https://doi.org/10.17749/2070-4909.2019.12.4.333-341

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