Navigation Links
Efficacy Advantages and Long-Term Cost Savings Will Help Optimize Reimbursement in the EU5 for Type 2 Diabetes Agents
Date:8/26/2013

BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that as the health technology assessment bar rises sharply across the EU5 (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom), interviewed payers seek robust efficacy advantages over the right comparators and clear demonstration of potential for downstream cost savings in exchange for optimal reimbursement of type 2 diabetes therapies. As type 2 diabetes becomes increasingly prevalent in Western markets, the cost of related complications and comorbidities weighs heavily on tightening EU5 healthcare budgets. Payers report that novel agents that delay disease progression and show positive weight loss and cardiovascular outcomes data, ideally with detailed pharmacoeconomic analyses, will secure favorable market access conditions long term.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130103/MM36784LOGO )

The new European Physician and Payer Forum report entitled Market Access Challenges Facing Newly Launched and Emerging Type 2 Diabetes Agents in the EU5: Physician Prescribing Perspectives and Payer Insights finds that at least three-quarters of surveyed EU5 endocrinologists, diabetologists and general practitioners (GPs) believe that, despite market crowding, unmet need remains for the DPP-IV inhibitor drug class, while at least two-thirds think likewise for the GLP-1 receptor agonists. Key unmet needs highlighted for the DPP-IV inhibitors include better reduction in HbA1c, and confirmation of disease-modifying effect, while—in addition to injection-free administration—positive cardiovascular outcomes data emerges as a primary preference for the GLP-1 analogues. Agents targeting these unmet needs should also help to address payer demands for downstream cost-savings, thus encouraging budget holders at all levels to think beyond the price tag as competition heightens among type 2 diabetes drug classes.    

However, the report also finds that as manufacturers strive for optimal pricing and reimbursement terms amid stringent HTA demands, they must be careful not to price themselves out of the market if they want to secure maximum uptake of their brands. Price must be carefully balanced with uptake potential for optimal return on investment.

"One quarter of surveyed GPs in Germany do not currently prescribe GLP-1 analogues to more than half of their eligible type 2 diabetes patients due to the constraints of their indicative prescribing budgets, while around two thirds of survey respondents in Spain report that their ability to prescribe DPP-IV inhibitors and GLP-1 analogues is at least somewhat impacted by recently increased patient copay," said Decision Resources Senior Director Janie Cox, Ph.D. "As the EU5 countries continue to feel the force of the economic crisis, industry is challenged with maximizing profitability at competitive rather than premium prices."

About Decision Resources

Decision Resources (www.decisionresources.com) is a world leader in market research publications, advisory services and consulting designed to help clients shape strategy, allocate resources and master their chosen markets. Decision Resources is a Decision Resources Group company.

About Decision Resources Group

Decision Resources Group is a cohesive portfolio of companies that offers best-in-class, high-value information and insights on important sectors of the healthcare industry. Clients rely on this analysis and data to make informed decisions. Please visit Decision Resources Group at www.DecisionResourcesGroup.com.

All company, brand, or product names contained in this document may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Decision Resources
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Renal Dialysis Equipment Market to 2017- Lower Costs and Similar Efficacy Rates as Hemodialysis to Increase Adoption Rates of Peritoneal Dialysis
2. MedQIA unique CAD algorithm for Quantitation of lung involvement in diffuse lung disease used as treatment efficacy end point in study to be reported at the ERS Annual Conference in Vienna, Austria: September 1-5, 2012
3. Lilly Stops Phase III Development of Pomaglumetad Methionil For the Treatment of Schizophrenia Based on Efficacy Results
4. Sosei Group Corporation: Data at ERS Shows Efficacy of Once-daily COPD Portfolio Versus Comparators, Further Establishes Dual-bronchodilator QVA149
5. Optimization of Comparative Efficacy Trials
6. JAMA Study Demonstrates Efficacy of Life Technologies Lung Cancer Test in Detecting Early Metastases, Supports Screening for Lung Cancer
7. Efficacy and Safety Data from Phase 2B Trials of Janssens Simeprevir in Hepatitis C Patients with Advanced Fibrosis of the Liver Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
8. OncoSec Medical Reports Positive Interim Efficacy Results from Phase IV Study of NeoPulse in Skin Cancer Patients
9. OncoSec Medical Reports Positive Preliminary Efficacy Results from Phase II Study of ImmunoPulse in Metastatic Melanoma Patients
10. Lilly Discontinues Phase 3 Rheumatoid Arthritis Program for Tabalumab Based on Efficacy Results
11. Data Demonstrating the Safety and Efficacy of Chimerixs Antiviral CMX001 Presented at BMT Tandem Meetings
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/22/2017)... AVACEN Medical (AVACEN) announced that its CE-Marked ... those with the widespread pain associated with fibromyalgia in ... Essex, England commented, "I had ... no sleep at all, tremendous pain, with every movement ... [the AVACEN 100] enough, how this has and is ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... ZirMed Inc ., a recognized leader in cloud-based revenue cycle ... ranked #1 by its users for the seventh consecutive year ... ZirMed was recognized as the top-ranked end-to-end revenue cycle management ... 200 beds and holds one of the longest #1 ranking ... ...
(Date:9/18/2017)... , Sept. 18, 2017 ... fields of bioinformatics and immune engineering, today ... protective avian influenza A (H7N9) vaccine. ... related to seasonal influenza and presents a ... on prior exposure to be effective. Using ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... that offers insurance and financial preparation services, is providing an update on a ... organization. , Rock City Rescue is a locally recognized nonprofit that provides shelter ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... of 7® Hemp CBD Oil utilizing Purzorb™ technology. Applying the Purzorb™process to full spectrum ... CBD dose required and providing a CBD form that can be easily incorporated into ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... The Visiting Nurse Association ... Featuring a collection of specialty vendors and unique items from across the nation, this ... health and wellness services offered by the VNA. The boutique will be open ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... DevOps and Agile Software Development, has been awarded a contract by the Center ... Purchase Agreement (BPA) aims to accelerate the enterprise use of Agile methodologies in ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... fitness centers in the U.S., announced today its plans to open a flagship location ... club will occupy the former Rooms To Go store next to Office Depot in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):