Letters Generic substitution

Reimbursement requires reform

BMJ 2010; 341 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c3566 (Published 07 July 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c3566
  1. Martin G Duerden, general practitioner and assistant medical director, primary care1
  1. 1Betsi Cadwaladr Health Board, Princes Park, Colwyn Bay LL29 8PL
  1. martin.duerden{at}wales.nhs.uk

    Generic substitution would be a good thing,1 but the complexity of the system for reimbursement could cause unintended effects.1 The Drug Tariff outlines what will be paid to contractors (pharmacists or dispensing general practitioners) for drugs or …

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