Quick guide for the price notification procedure
The pharmaceutical companies submit price notifications on the products that are included in generic substitution and the reference price system to Kela 4 times a year. The quick guide proceeds towards the first day of the quarter when the reported prices, price bands and reference prices take effect. The dates in brackets are the binding dates by which the procedure in question must be carried out at the latest.
Actors in the procedure
Fimea = Finnish Medicines Agency
Hila = Pharmaceuticals Pricing Board
Kela = The Social Insurance Institution of Finland
Pharmaceutical company = marketing authorisation holder, importer, manufacturer or authorised agent