Health technology assessments in England: an analysis of the NICE Medical Technologies Evaluation Programme

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    On the other hand, the MTEP guidance may be more acceptable in certain non-UK countries, such as France and Germany, where there is no attempt to measure health benefits in a standardised way. However, these countries do place a great emphasis on the need for evidence from RCTs and are reluctant to base decisions on the reimbursement of new technologies on alternative data sources, as the MTEP does.


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Green, W., Hutton, J. Health technology assessments in England: an analysis of the NICE Medical Technologies Evaluation Programme. Eur J Health Econ 15, 449–452 (2014).

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