Methods for the Estimation of the NICE Cost Effectiveness Threshold

Published on Feb 1, 2015in Health Technology Assessment3.819
· DOI :10.3310/hta19140
Karl Claxton53
Estimated H-index: 53
(Ebor: University of York),
Stephen Martin22
Estimated H-index: 22
(Ebor: University of York)
+ 6 AuthorsMark Sculpher75
Estimated H-index: 75
(Ebor: University of York)
A study by health economists at the University of York has, for the first time, produced an estimate of the impact on other NHS patients of new and more costly drugs and other treatments. This research suggests a refinement of the way the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) gauges the cost-effectiveness of new interventions. It also has implications for the prices that the NHS can afford to pay for new drugs when the value-based pricing scheme for all new drugs is introduced by the Government in 2014.
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