Welcome to the January 2018 edition of the Baker McKenzie Ukraine Healthcare Newsletter. This is your regular digest of legal developments affecting the life science and healthcare industries in Ukraine.
In this edition we describe main highlights of the healthcare reform which has been finally launched. Other developments of the life science and healthcare industries in Ukraine for the period of December 2017 - January 2018 include extension of the National Essential Medicines List, amendments to the rules for reimbursement of pharmaceuticals, strengthened state control over public procurement, establishment of 7% VAT rate for all medical devices and extension of the moratorium on inspections of business entities in 2018. More details on these and other developments affecting the Ukrainian life science and healthcare industries are provided below.
In this issue:
- Healthcare system reform
- Competition law
- Public procurement & reimbursement
- Medical devices
- State control over business activities