This document facilitates the patients' access to innovative medical technologies and medicines.
According to the revised bill, the Law of Ukraine "On Public Procurement" does not apply to cases when the subject of procurement is original (innovative) medicines to be purchased under MEAs until December 31, 2023.
The electronic procurement system should contain information on drugs purchased under such agreements, namely, the international non-proprietary name (if any), trade name, pharmaceutical form, drug dosage and other information.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine should approve the list of medicines purchased under MEAs. For the feasibility evaluation of the MEA conclusion, the state assessment of medical technologies for the drug, which might be supplied under such agreement, should be performed.
The law shall come into force on the day following the day of its promulgation./p>