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Social Security Finance Bill 2016 in France: French Government Looks To Make 50% Of Healthcare Savings Through Drug Price Cuts

Social Security Finance Bill 2016 in France: French Government Looks To Make 50% Of Healthcare Savings Through Drug Price Cuts

With there being a 12.8 million Euro deficit in France’s 2015 budget, the French government announced on 24th September plans for the Projet de Loi de Financement de la Sécurité Sociale 2016 (PLFSS; Social Security Finance Bill 2016). For the second consecutive year, the PFLSS cost-containment measures include a heavy focus on drug expenditure as part of the...

Pharma & Biotech’s Merger Fever: The Highlights

Pharma & Biotech’s Merger Fever: The Highlights

In 2015, the pharma and biotech industry was diagnosed with what was coined as merger fever. Industry analysts state that the first half of 2015 soared past 2014’s grand total of $162 billion, with the total value of pharma M&As in the first two quarters of 2015 sitting at $221 billion. Read more!