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Sang-Soo (SS) Lee, Ph.D., MBA
On January 27, 2022, the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MoHW) announced some amendments to the ‘Rules on New Health Technology Assessment’ effective on January 28. 2022 . Through the amended rules, the target and application period of new health technology that is eligible for the early market entry in the medical field will be expanded, and safety management for the use of new health technology will be strengthened. Since the introduction of the new health technology assessment (nHTA) program in 2007, the efforts to develop pathways to quickly provide new health technologies to the public and promote entry of new health technologies into the market for the growth of the bio-health industry have been strengthened.
The MoHW improves the 'temporary deferment of nHTA' program to expand the scope of technologies eligible for the program and period of deferment and ease the requirements for deferment. In addition, the authority strengthens the safety management of health technologies that enter the market in advance without official nHTA approval to protect the health of the public. The authority also improves relevant regulations to promote the development of health technology. The newly established regulations for this purpose are as follows:
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