Negotiated Solutions for Purchasing High-Cost Medicines: A Practitioner’s Guide
The Negotiated Solutions for Purchasing of High-Cost Medicines Learning Exchange’s Practitioner Guide gives and insider perspective into managed entry agreements (MEAs), lifting the veil on high-cost medicines negotiations and providing tools to successfully negotiate.
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