Experts: Including Productivity in Value Assessment Frameworks Can Make Difference

May 13, 2020

The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) in a recent study published in JAMA suggests including productivity in value assessments can have a noticeable impact.

Taruja Karmarkar, NPC/Duke-Margolis health policy fellow, discusses the study in a blog post published on NPC.

“We found that productivity is often included in assessments of value, but usually included as a sensitivity, or secondary, analysis, not immediately visible to payers who may refer to VAF reports to inform coverage decisions,” she writes. “When productivity is not included, the value of a health intervention is often underestimated.”

To read the blog post, click here.

Click here to read the study.

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