French health bill OKd with new provision on early HTA advice
This article was originally published in Scrip
The lower house of the French parliament has approved the bill on the reform of the healthcare system, which among other things will introduce new provisions on dealing with drug shortages and bring French legislation into line with the new EU clinical trials legislation.
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