Wound care, diagnostics not in German cost savings law
This article was originally published in Clinica
Wound care products, prescription medical devices and diagnostics are outside the scope of the newly-announced German law on costs savings for medication products. The drug products cost-effectiveness law (AVWG) aims to reduce expenditure on medications by some E1.3bn ($1.5bn) per year via a series of measures. These were announced on February 17 and will go into effect on April 1.