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Uncertainty tolerance among experts involved in drug reimbursement recommendations: Qualitative evidence from HTA committees in Canada and Poland

Wiesława Dominika Wranik, Liesl Gambold and Stuart Peacock

Health Policy, 2021, vol. 125, issue 3, 307-319

Abstract: Drug reimbursement decisions often rely on health technology assessment (HTA). Increasingly, new drugs have limited clinical evidence and uncertain clinical benefit. Our goal was to describe how members of drug advisory committees and other stakeholders conceptualize and tolerate uncertainty and how they rationalize uncertainty tolerance.

Keywords: Health Technology Assessment; Uncertainty tolerance; Drug advisory committees; Reimbursement recommendations; Qualitative interviews (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2021
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DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2020.12.007

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