Gedeon Richter – Preglem requested support with the pharmaco-economic section of the reimbursement submission for Esmya®, a new innovative drug for the pre-operative treatment of uterine fibroids in women of reproductive age.
The objective of the project was to support Gedeon Richter in the reimbursement submission for Esmya®, a new innovative drug for the pre-operative treatment of uterine fibroids in women of reproductive age.
In a preliminary phase Hict was responsible to support Gedeon Richter define the correct and most optimal strategy and approach in the reimbursement submission (correct comparator, most appropriate health economic analysis, etc.)
In a second phase Hict was responsible for
Based on desk research, literature search and preliminary interviews with key opinion leaders, the most appropriate approach and strategy for the health economics section of the reimbursement dossier of Esmya® was defined in cooperation with Gedeon Richter.
Based on interviews with selected key opinion leaders, a survey was drafted to ascertain the current treatment pathway for treatment of symptomatic leiomyoma in Belgium, the disease prevalence and resources used for its treatment. This survey was used as the basis of a consensus meeting, moderate by Hict, establishing the clinical practice of leiomyoma in Belgium. All consensus positions achieved during this meeting were described in a formal consensus statement report, approved by participating experts.
For the health economics analysis a model for a cost-minimization analysis and a model for a budget impact analysis was developed, based on literature review and inputs obtained from the expert consensus panel.
This model was populated with data from the consensus statement of literature search. Finally, the models and corresponding results were detailed in an extensive report.