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Do follow-on therapeutic substitutes induce price competition between hospital medicines? Evidence from the Danish hospital sector

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  • Hostenkamp, Gisela

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The pricing of follow-on drugs, that offer only limited health benefits over existing therapeutic alternatives, is a recurring health policy debate. This study investigates whether follow-on therapeutic substitutes create price competition between branded hospital medicines.

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  • Hostenkamp, Gisela, 2013. "Do follow-on therapeutic substitutes induce price competition between hospital medicines? Evidence from the Danish hospital sector," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 111(1), pages 68-77.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:111:y:2013:i:1:p:68-77
    DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2013.03.007
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    1. Michael Mueller & Alexander Frenzel, 2015. "Competitive pricing within pharmaceutical classes: evidence on “follow-on” drugs in Germany 1993–2008," The European Journal of Health Economics, Springer;Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gesundheitsökonomie (DGGÖ), vol. 16(1), pages 73-82, January.

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