Yakuji Nippo

Disclosing Deliberations on Calculation of NHI Prices - A Succession of Opinions Calling for Transparency

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【Administrative Review for MHLW】 
Disclosing Deliberations on Calculation of NHI Prices - A Succession of Opinions Calling for Transparency

November 18th, 2020

On November 15, 2020, at the government's administrative reform promotion council's "Autumn Administrative Project Review" to review the wastefulness of the budget, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) announced its intention to disclose the outline of the deliberations, the list of committee members, and the like of the NHI pricing organization that calculates the specific NHI prices of approved prescription drugs.  Although the MHLW does not currently disclose them in principle from the perspective of protection of trade secrets, it announced that it would take actions after a succession of opinions from evaluators calling for ensuring transparency.  The reasons will be explained if they are not to be disclosed.

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