Medical Optics: creation of a price observatory and support

The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health sets the composition and rules of operation of the “price observatory and support medical optics “in a decree published Saturday in the Official Journal (OJ).

the creation of this observatory was planned in a decree of 18 November 2014, governing the reimbursement of glasses as the government seeks to lower prices of optics.

This text stated that the observatory is responsible “to analyze the sales price, characteristics and quality of the optical equipment and level of coverage supplemental health contracts “and to monitor developments in the sector.

the observatory includes representatives of state services, the health insurance funds, insurance organizations complementary health , medical device manufacturers and distributors of optical and insured.

It shall meet at least once a year, according to the order.

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