Changing Global Economic Conditions Impact Compliance-Related Payments to Doctors, Third-Parties

By Ben Carmel

Calculating the fair market value of fees and payments the pharmaceutical industry gives to physicians and other third party healthcare services providers continues to be a challenge. One of the biggest unknowns is how changing economic conditions within a country can drastically affect currency exchange rates and other variables that go into determining appropriate payment rates. In this article in Loi Bertrand’s Le Blog, Polaris senior consultant, Mario Prohasky, provides some insights into how the industry can anticipate and guard against economic changes within countries that can impact how payment values are set for services provided by healthcare providers.