NATIONAL LEGISLATION

Price Revision

Order 359/2017 - D.R. 223/2017, Series I of 2017-11-20

Keeps Spain France and Italy as the reference countries to be considered in 2018 for the authorization of prices of new medicinal products and for the purpose of annual review of the prices of medicinal products for the hospital and outpatient market. In addition, maintains for 2018 the exceptional criterion to be applied in the price revision regime

Reimbursement of Medicinal Products

Order 351/2017 - D.R. 220/2017, Series I of 2017-11-15

Determines that medicinal products intended for the treatment of patients with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis are reimbursed at 100%. Additionally, repeals Order 9767/2014, published on July 29

National Health Service

Order 9879/2017 - D.R. 220/2017, Series II of 2017-11-15

Determines the termination of the obligation for the National Health Service entities to acquire generic or biosimilars equivalent to those provided for in the annexes to Orders 2326/2017, 9586/2016 and 10858/2015, and provided for in paragraph 2 of the aforementioned orders, under public procurement contracts (CPA), from the date on which generic or biosimilars prior evaluation decisions are published by INFARMED - National Authority for Medicines and Health Products.

Order 10285/2017 - D.R. 228/2017, Series II of 2017-11-27

Determines that the National Institute of Health Doctor Ricardo Jorge (INSA) should ensure laboratory quality monitoring of water for research and identification of Legionella in all health care units of the National Health Service (NHS), in the framework of the implementation of the Operational Intervention Program for Environmental Prevention of Legionella

Long-term Care National Network

Order 353/2017 - D.R. 221/2017, Series I of 2017-11-16

Updates the price list to be implemented by the units of the Long-term Care National Network

Hospital of East Lisbon

Order 10268/2017 - D.R. 228/2017, Series II of 2017-11-27

Approves the tender launching of the public-private partnership for the design, construction, financing, maintenance and operation of the Hospital of East Lisbon and the tender launch of the public tender procedure for the conclusion of the management contract concerning this partnership

Resolution of the Council of Ministers 178/2017 - D.R. 229/2017, Series I of 2017-11-28

Authorizes the execution of the expenses inherent to the execution of the management contract for the design, construction, financing, maintenance and operation of the Hospital of East Lisbon

Medicinal products derived from human plasma

Order 10286/2017 - D.R. 228/2017, Series II of 2017-11-27

Determines that all clinical trial acts and the distribution to the services and administration to patients of all medicinal products derived from human plasma, used in public he alth hospital are subject to computer registry

Parliament Resolution 262/2017 - D.R. 231/2017, Series I of 2017-11-30

Recommends that the Government establish a new period to request professional certificates in the context of non-conventional therapies

Biocidas

Dispatch 140/2017 - D.R. 217/2017, Series I of 2017-11-10

Ensures that the obligations arising from Regulation (EU) No 528/2012 regarding the availability on the market and the use of biocidal products