Social Security Finance Bill 2016 in France: French Government Looks To Make 50% Of Healthcare Savings Through Drug Price Cuts

Emilie Chriv

With there being a 12.8 million Euro deficit in France’s 2015 budget, the French government announced on 24 th September plans for the Projet de Loi de Financement de la Sécurité Sociale 2016 (PLFSS; Social Security Finance Bill 2016). For the second consecutive year, the PFLSS cost-containment measures include a heavy focus on drug expenditure as part of the...      The healthcare expenditure focus of the 2016 PLFSS sets out measures to conserve around 3.4 billion within the budg...
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