Annuity-based pricing models could mean problems for small biotechs

April 16, 2019

Interest in annuity payment models is growing among companies and payers, but such models could be risk financial viability of small biotech companies. Companies and payers are increasingly exploring the idea of paying for expensive, game-changing pharmaceuticals in instalments over time rather than in one big initial lump sum. However, such models could lead small biotech companies to sell their assets to big pharma or stop them investing in certain high-risk ventures altogether, Walter Colasante explains in this interview with Scrip.

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