Medicines access programs to cancer medicines in Australia and New Zealand: An exploratory study

Medicines access programs to cancer medicines in Australia and New Zealand: An exploratory study •Medicines Access Programs (MAP) are widely operational in Australia and New Zealand.•Variability exists in MAPs across institutions in Australia and New Zealand.•Majority of MAPs were provided free of charge to patients for medicines that were registered or in the process of being registered but were not funded.•Stakeholder interviews identified several issues with governance, accountability and ethics of MAPs. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Health Policy Elsevier

Medicines access programs to cancer medicines in Australia and New Zealand: An exploratory study

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Publisher
Elsevier
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Copyright © 2017 Elsevier B.V.
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0168-8510
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.healthpol.2017.12.004
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Abstract

•Medicines Access Programs (MAP) are widely operational in Australia and New Zealand.•Variability exists in MAPs across institutions in Australia and New Zealand.•Majority of MAPs were provided free of charge to patients for medicines that were registered or in the process of being registered but were not funded.•Stakeholder interviews identified several issues with governance, accountability and ethics of MAPs.

Journal

Health PolicyElsevier

Published: Mar 1, 2018

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