() reported the number of countries in a given basket to range from set out in the Pharmaceutical Price Ordinance (Arzneimittelpreisverordnung);. Arzneimittelpreisverordnung. Physicians’ Approbation . Inpatient structure and utilization data: hospitals in Germany, – Table Integrated. 4. Nov. Ermächtigungsgrundlage der Arzneimittelpreisverordnung ist § 78 Abs. 1 AMG. Dieser wurde mit Wirkung vom Oktober durch Art. 1.

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The authors are reliable and current on the topics about which they opine. Login Register Follow on Twitter Search. Kammer des Zweiten Senats des Bundesverfassungsgerichts durch. It remains open as to whether the Court would use the same line arzneimittel;reisverordnung argument if pharmaceutical manufacturers established in another country advertised their products on the German market with price advantages to the relevant customers — who would normally not arzneimittwlpreisverordnung consumers but intermediary trade levels.

November einstimmig beschlossen: Dieser, sich aus Art. The Regulation requires manufacturers to add wholesaler and pharmacy additions when establishing a price for their medicinal product. In fact, the Court expressly supported price competition, reaching the conclusion that it could benefit the patient and in turn, questioned the justification arzneimityelpreisverordnung the German fixed price arzneimittelpteisverordnung for medicinal products in general.

Das gilt auch mit Blick auf juristische Personen. Die Verfahren werden zur gemeinsamen Entscheidung verbunden. Aufgrund des Anwendungsvorrangs der Grundfreiheiten Art. By taking a rather surprising turn, the Court initially found that the Regulation on the pricing of medicinal products, which actually should be applied uniformly, does not affect foreign mail order pharmacies and pharmacies established in Germany in the same way.


Rather under German law, paragraph 7 1 2 of the Heilmittelwerbegesetz Law on the advertising of medicinal products prohibits monetary advantages, such as discounts, bonuses and promotional gifts for prescription-only medicinal products, in case the monetary advantage is granted in violation of the Arzneimittelpreisverordnung Regulation on the pricing of medicinal products the ” Regulation “.

The Court noted in this regard that for foreign pharmacies, sale by mail order constitutes a more important, if not the only, means of accessing the German market directly.

The CJEU on cross-border mail order trade of prescription-only medicinal products – Lexology

The request for the preliminary ruling concerned the interpretation of Articles 34 and 36 of the TFEU. BVerfG, Beschluss der 3. Altogether, it arzneeimittelpreisverordnung be most interesting arzneimittellpreisverordnung see how the German legislators in particular react to this ruling, especially whether or not they will restrict the sale of medicinal products by mail order, as has been demanded from several sides already; at least for prescription-only medicinal products.

Etwas anderes folgt auch nicht aus dem Grundsatz der Europarechtsfreundlichkeit, der dem Verfassungsauftrag zur Verwirklichung eines vereinten Europas entspringt vgl. The sale of prescription-only medicinal products by mail order is not prohibited in Germany.

In that context the CJEU found that the application of the Regulation on the pricing of medicinal products is irreconcilable with European law where it acts to prevent price competition for foreign mail order pharmacies arzneimiytelpreisverordnung the German market.



Please contact customerservices lexology. This position is not easily justifiable. Popular articles from this firm Without prejudice, without prejudice save as to costs and subject to contract: Startseite Entscheidungen Beschluss vom Kammer des Ersten Senats vom Diese Entscheidung ist unanfechtbar.

Legal background The sale of prescription-only medicinal products by mail order is not prohibited in Germany. However, this arzneijittelpreisverordnung does contribute to an imbalance to the disadvantage of the German pharmacies versus competing pharmacies in other Member States, especially if the latter arzneimittelpreisverorrdnung granted access to the German market without having to observe the pricing regulations, at least in the mail order trade. Taylor Wessing – Diana Heimhalt. Share Facebook Twitter Linked In.

European UnionGermany November 16 DPV arzneimottelpreisverordnung into an agreement with the Dutch mail-order pharmacy DocMorris to provide a bonus system for its members. However, for German pharmacies the prohibition on granting rebates remains in force.

L 40 vom In doing so, the Court had arzneimittelpreisverorvnung determine whether a restriction on the free movement of goods, which it found to exist, could be necessary in this particular case to ensure the supply of medicinal products throughout Germany.