Turkey’s Health Services Pricing Commission (“Commission”) determines prices for travel, bed and food paid by the Social Security Organization. The Commission recently amended the prices of several services and added certain medicines to the Foreign Medication List, with new prices as of 3 August 2016.

The General Directorate of General Health Insurance and other relevant authorities will publish a Communique on Health Practices for medicines indicated in the Decision relating to treatment of chronic hepatitis C, malignant melanomas, diabetic foot ulcers and methastatic breast cancer.

Cempes 125 mg/5ml Oral Powder for Suspension (100 ml), a medicine owned by Sanavel İlaç Sanayi Ticaret A.Ş., is exempt from the private discount.

The Commission’s decision was published in Official Gazette number 29807 on 20 August 2016. Please see this link for the full text of the Decision (only available in Turkish).

Information first published in the MA | Gazette, a fortnightly legal update newsletter produced by Moroğlu Arseven.