Article Highlights Progress of Japan’s HTA System

February 3, 2020

A recent article published in the Journal of Medical Economics looks at the progress of Japan’s health technology assessment (HTA) program, which was institutionalized in April 2019.

Japan launched a 3-year pilot of the HTA program in 2016.

“Given that the final goal is to develop a universal healthcare system that is sustainable for many years into the future, Japan has made the first steps toward development of an HTA system that will contribute to this goal,” the authors, Isao Kamae et al., write.

To read the article, click here.

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