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These pages contain information on
- price notification procedure in connection with the generic substitution and reference price systems
- the notification of prices to the Pharmaceutical Database
This form can be used
- to notify the Pharmaceuticals Pricing Board of medicinal products subject to the reference price notification procedure or
- to notify Kela of the price of other interchangeable medicinal products.
Completing the notification form
Please fill in all sections. If a particular item of information is not available, draw a line across the relevant section.
On a single form, you can provide package specific details about one medicine. Indicate the availability of the medicine when notifying the wholesale price. Date and sign the notification.
Scan the completed form and send it by email to generic.substitution (at) kela.fi. You should request confirmation of the receipt of the price notification in your message.
It is recommended to use secure email. To send email to Kela over a secure connection, use this link. Important: You should always also send us an unsecured email requesting confirmation that your price notification was received.
Alternatively you can
- send the form by fax to 020 634 3264
- send the form by post to Kela, Etuuspalvelujen tulosyksikkö, Osaamiskeskuksen lääkeryhmä, PL 78, 00381 Helsinki
- deliver the form to Kela’s Pitäjänmäki office at Höyläämötie 1 a B, 00380 Helsinki.
The information submitted on the form is forwarded to the Pharmaceuticals Pricing Board and to the following two price list maintainers: the Association of Finnish Pharmacies and Yliopiston Apteekki.
Prices of interchangeable medicinal products notified to Kela
- List of prices of interchangeable medicinal products notified to Kela 1.7.2019–30.9.2019 (xlsx in Finnish)
- Uploadable version 1.7.2019–30.9.2019 (txt in Finnish)
- Generic substitution and the reference price system: Timetable
- List of substitutable medicinal products (fimea.fi)
- Medicinal products subject to the price notification procedure (hila.fi) (in Finnish)
- Reference price groups and reference prices (hila.fi) (in Finnish)
- Instructions on how to send encrypted email to Kela