Consolidated Act On Calculation Of Consumer Prices Etc. On Drugs

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse om beregning af forbrugerpriser m.v. på lægemidler

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Overview (table of contents) Chapter 1 pharmacy-only medicines, etc.

Chapter 2 Not pharmacy-only over-the-counter (OTC) medicines

Chapter 3 drugs for food animals

Chapter 4 Magistrally manufactured medicinal products

Chapter 5 Dose dispensed medicinal products

Chapter 6 Fees for the Pharmacy

Chapter 7 Discount services etc. in respect of supplies of medicines from the Pharmacy

Chapter 8 penal provisions

Chapter 9 entry into force

Annex 1 The full text of the Consolidated Act on calculation of consumer prices etc. on drugs

Under section 44 and section 72, paragraph 2, of the law on pharmacy company, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 855 of 4. August 2008 shall be determined:

Chapter 1

Pharmacy-only medicines, etc.

§ 1. The consumer price for medicines, however, are not medicinal products covered by section 4 or Chapter 2, 3, 4 or 5, consists of the section 2 calculated directory price as well as any applicable fees, see. sections 20 and 21.

§ 2. At the distribution of medicinal products, other than those in paragraph 3-6 cases referred to, calculate the price at the register, after the Danish Medicines Act § 77 notified pharmacy purchase price per package (excluding VAT) to add the following amount, in accordance with article 3. However, paragraph 2:7.7% of Pharmacy purchase price + 6.71 kr.

(2). The Minister for health and prevention in specific cases can reduce directory price for medicines that are dispensed from the Danish State Serum Institute or Veterinary Institute, Technical University of Denmark, and for blood products from private producers of similar nature as the State serology Institute's blood products.

(3). By distribution of medicines to the medicine depots and common medicine store on hospital wards, hospice, prisons and arrest houses, addiction centres for drug and alcohol abusers with associated medical and infirmerier calculate directory price, except for the cases referred to in paragraph 6, by adding to the after section 77 of the Danish Medicines Act notified pharmacy purchase price per package (excluding VAT) to add the following amounts: 2.3% of Pharmacy purchase price + 85 per cent of the Crown amounts referred to in paragraph 1.

(4). The amount in paragraph 3 covers a daily delivery to the institution's medicine depot or another central location at the institution. For services in addition to this agreement, the fee between the Pharmacy and the institution, covering pharmacy's costs of the supplementary allowance.

(5). By distribution of medicines to specialist clinics and health-care professionals, who have bought medicines at a pharmacy for more than 500,000 DKK in the previous calendar year, calculate the register price in accordance with paragraph 3.

(6). By distribution of medicines to the medicine depots and common medicine store on hospital wards, hospice, prisons and arrest houses, addiction centres for drug and alcohol abusers with associated medical and infirmerier issued from the Danish State Serum Institute or Veterinary Institute, Technical University of Denmark, and of blood products from private producers of similar nature as the State serology Institute's blood products shall be calculated by adding to the price after the Danish register § 77 notified pharmacy purchase price per package (excluding VAT) to put 3 percent of Pharmacy purchase price + 40.00 DKK

(7). By negotiation of a drug that is part of a multi pack, exclusively marketed for veterinary use, calculated directory price proportionally according to the multi pack directory price regulation. paragraphs 1, 3, 5 and 6.

(8). By negotiation of a drug that represents a inderpakning, which is obtained by the fragmentation of a veterinary medicinal product packing, calculates directory price proportionally according to the great package directory price regulation. paragraphs 1, 3, 5 and 6.

(9). To in paragraph 1-8 resulting amount be paid moms.

Paragraph 10. Amounts, as appears in paragraph 9, rounded to the nearest price endings that can be shared with 5.

§ 3. The Danish Medicines Agency publishes directory price of medicines calculated according to § 2, paragraph 1, as well as register the price per unit dose dispensing medicines, see. § 17 in medicine prices.

§ 4. The consumer price for drugs that are not included in the price, and are handed out after special permission from the Danish Medicines Agency, shall be determined in accordance with the rules laid down in sections 1 and 2. Instead of it in section 2 of the listed pharmacy purchase price notified under section 77 used the Danish Medicines Act of manufacture or wholesale price per package incl. any fees provided by the manufacturer or wholesaler.

(2). The consumer price for medicinal products within the meaning of section 56, paragraph 4, of the law on pharmacy business must be negotiated by hospital pharmacies to pharmacy, shall be determined in accordance with the rules laid down in sections 1 and 2. Instead of it in section 2 of the listed pharmacy purchase price notified under section 77 of the Danish Medicines Act is applied by the hospital pharmacy price per package incl. any fees set by the hospital pharmacy.

Chapter 2

Not pharmacy-only over-the-counter (OTC) medicines

§ 5. The consumer price for over-the-counter medicines, which, in accordance with the Danish Medicines Act section 60, paragraph 2, can be negotiated outside the pharmacy, consists of a retail price set by the pharmacist or a sales place approved for distribution of such drugs, see. section 39 of the Danish Medicines Act, as well as possibly dispensary fee, see. (2).

(2). On sale at the drugstore or pharmacy unit of a of paragraph 1 subject to drug after prescription or dispensing fee quote, include the consumer price under section 20.

§ 6. From the sale of one of § 5 (1) shall be subject to medicinal product on pharmacies, pharmacy branch, apoteksudsalg or OTC outlets, a pharmacy within the same date take the same price, see. section 5, paragraph 1, whether the medicinal product is sold with or without subsidies after health § § 143-154, and regardless of the pharmacy unit of the drug sold on. On the dispatch of medicines for a medication dispensing site, the pharmacy by specifying the price, the client shall pay, apply the consumer price is applicable for the pharmacist on the date of shipment.

Chapter 3

Medicinal products for animals

§ 7. The retail price for medicines intended for the treatment of production animals, in accordance with the Danish Medicines Act section 60, paragraph 3, can be negotiated outside the pharmacy, shall be determined by the pharmacist or a sales place approved for distribution of such drugs, see. the Danish Medicines Act section 39.

Chapter 4

Magistrally-manufactured medicines

§ 8. The consumer price for magistrally manufactured medicinal products consists of manufacturing fee see § § 9-13, possibly the appendix for the aseptic preparation, see. § 16, profit, as well as possibly dispensary fees, see. § 20. The profit is calculated in accordance with article 2, paragraph 1, 3, 5, 9 and 10, as the manufacturing fee and, where appropriate, Supplement for the aseptic preparation used as calculation basis instead of Pharmacy purchase price.

§ 9. Manufacturing fee for mixtures of solids is 10.00 DKK PR. 100 g per package, subject to a minimum of 50.00 DKK plus pharmacy purchase price at time of purchase for the substances that are consumed.

§ 10. Manufacturing fee for mixtures of liquids with or without the addition of solids (including filtration), as well as emulsions and suspensions, prepared by regular stirring is 6.00 DKK PR. 100 g per package, subject to a minimum of 40.00 DKK, plus surcharges for the ingredients of the basic regulation. § 13.

§ 11. Manufacturing fee for mixtures of solid or semi-solid substances, with or without added liquid, refuse in mortar or similar, IE. mixtures that are not covered by section 9 and section 10, is 10.00 DKK PR. 100 g per package, subject to a minimum of 50.00 USD, plus surcharges for the ingredients of the basic regulation. § 13.

§ 12. Manufacturing fee for divisional powders, including any mixture of ingredients is 10.00 DKK PR. 100 g, subject to a minimum of 50.00 DKK plus surcharges for the ingredients of the basic regulation. § 13. For balancing in paper bags, glass or similar attributed 1.50 € per trade off.

§ 13. In the calculation of the manufacturing fee in accordance with sections 10, 11 and 12 shall be assigned an amount per ingredient, pharmaceutical substances as well as excipients, at $ 6.00. However, this does not apply to medicines, which are intermediates in the manufacture of the basic regulation. (2).

(2). If a medicinal product in the manufacture, conferred it on the purchase date of the applicable pharmacy purchase price for the entire package or all the packages that are used. The pharmacist must use the package size or the pak nings sturgeon rel look that results in the lowest possible premiums.

(3). If the pharmacy purchase price at the purchase date of the ingredients contained in the medicinal product, in excess of 50 per cent of the consumer price calculated in accordance with sections 10-13 (2) excl. profit and sales tax, to be attributed to the price of the ingredients instead of the referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 appendices.

§ 14. Manufacturing fee for dosed drugs is for tablets and capsules 0.75 € per paragraph, subject to a minimum of DKK 75.00 for suppositories, pessaries, and uteritorier 5.00 DKK per item.

(2). If the pharmacy purchase price at the purchase date of the ingredients included in a tablet, exceed 0.25 € per tablet, is manufacturing fee is 0.50 € per tablet, however, at least 75.00 DKK plus the price of the active substances.

(3). If the pharmacy purchase price at the purchase date of the ingredients included in a suppository, a vagitorie and a uteritorie, exceeds DKK 5.00, is manufacturing fee 4.00 DKK plus the price of the active substances.

§ 15. Manufacturing fee by balancing of individual substances is 25.00 DKK per package plus the at time of purchase applicable pharmacy purchase price for the drug.

§ 16. The following surcharges are calculated for the aseptic preparation:






1) Aseptic preparation, Inc. sterilization of used utensilier (non-disposable equipment) and packaging, dispensing and possible heat treatment: 25.00 DKK regardless of quantity.

2) Filling in single-dose containers and vials: 6.00 DKK per item.

3 the use of sterile disposable equipment): 15.00 kr.





Chapter 5

Dose dispensed medicinal products

§ 17. By negotiation of a pharmacy reserved dose dispensed medicinal product the consumer price is calculated based on the number of delivered drug units at a price equivalent to the cheapest price, without prejudice to article directory. § 2, per pharmaceutical unit in a marketed packaging of the medicinal product concerned. Calculation of the consumer price is handled by the ekspederende prescription pharmacy.

(2). The negotiation of a non-pharmacy-only dose dispensed OTC medicine consumer price is calculated based on the number of delivered drug units at a price equivalent to the cheapest retail price per unit provided by the prescription drug ekspederende pharmacy in a marketed packaging of the medicinal product concerned. The drug is only exempted from the pharmacy-reservations in certain sizes, used the cheapest directory price per pharmaceutical unit in a marketed pack size, are not exempt from the pharmacy-reservations, if the unit price is lower than the cheapest retail price per unit provided by the prescription drug ekspederende pharmacy.

§ 18. By dose dispensing prescribed by a physician includes the consumer price a fee to the prescription ekspederende pharmacy (dose processing fee) on us $ 9.50, excl. VAT, for handling of medicines for one week's consumption, and a fee to the pharmacy, which performs dose Pack (dose packing fee) of DKK 35.00, excl. VAT, for packing of medicines for a week's usage.

(2). There shall be no fee in accordance with §§ 20-22.

(3). The prescription ekspederende pharmacy charges a handling fee and dose dose packaging fee from the patient after deduction of any reimbursement, in accordance with article 3. The Danish Medicines Agency's announcement about reimbursement for dose dispensed medicinal products. The ekspederende pharmacy prescription dose packing fee charged settles without deduction of any reimbursement to the pharmacist, who made the dose Pack, see. § 19.

§ 19. In the course of trade with the dose dispensed medicinal products referred to in article 6. pharmacies Act § 12 (1) (8). 2, pay the prescription ekspederende pharmacy the after section 77 of the Danish Medicines Act notified pharmacy purchase price of the dosed quantity units of a drug to the pharmacist, who performs dose Pack. The purchase price shall be calculated by the package pharmacy on packing for a price equivalent to the cheapest pharmacy purchase price per unit in a marketed medicines packaging of the medicinal product concerned.

(2). In the course of trade with the dose dispensed medicinal products covered by section 5 shall pay the purchase price, ekspederende pharmacy the pharmacy prescription paid by the pharmacy that carries out dose Pack, for the dosed quantity units of a drug. Pharmacy purchase price calculated by the package pharmacy on packing for a price equivalent to the cheapest pharmacy purchase price per unit in a marketed medicines packaging of the medicinal product concerned. In section 17, paragraph 2 2. paragraph, cases referred to pay the prescription pharmacy purchase price after the provision in ekspederende pharmacy (1).

(3). Package pharmacy charges a further dose package fee from the prescription pharmacy, see ekspederende. section 18 (3), 2. PT.

Chapter 6

Fees for the Pharmacy

§ 20. By the expedition of a prescription, or quote a fee is calculated for each packing (dispensing fee). However, not dispensing fee is calculated by the expedition of the in section 2, paragraph 6, referred to deliveries.

(2). Dispensing fee constitutes 8.00 DKK Excl. VAT.

§ 21. By distribution of medicines, which must be a pharmaceutical finished treatment at pharmacies before drugs are ready for extradition, a fee shall be calculated for each single packaging (finishing fee).

(2). Finishing the fee constitutes 17.50 DKK Excl. VAT.

(3). Medicinal products covered by paragraphs 1 and 2 are listed in annex 1.

§ 22. By the expedition of a prescription prescribed by telephone attributed to a fee for the total prescribing (telephone prescription fee).

(2). Phone prescription fee constitutes 4.80 DKK Excl. VAT.

§ 23. By expedition under guard service or on call service between kl. 20:00 and 23:00. However, on Saturdays from 8.30 a.m. 17:00, and on Sundays and public holidays shall be assigned a fee for the entire expedition (guard fee).

(2). The fee, however, is not conferred by guard expedition of prescriptions dated one of the days covered by the guard.

(3). Guard fee constitutes 12.00 DKK Excl. VAT.

§ 24. By application and the second consignment of medicines, where consumer price shall be calculated in accordance with article 2, paragraph 1, and where the royalty-free delivery is not prescribed pursuant to the notice on the pharmacy opening hours and on-call service, attributed to a fee (application fee).

(2). Application fee to cover the actual costs of delivery and represent minimum 12.00 DKK Excl. VAT, see. However, paragraphs 3 and 4.

(3). By delivery of medicines, where consumer price shall be calculated in accordance with article 2, paragraph 1, to the residents of the institutions to be attributed to each resident's shipping fee of 10.00 DKK Excl. VAT.

(4). By delivery of medicines, where consumer price shall be calculated in accordance with article 2, paragraph 1, and where the drugs delivered through home care to individuals in their own home, to be attributed to each person's shipping fee of 10.00 DKK Excl. VAT.

(5). On the dispatch of medicines purchased by e-commerce represents fee 24.00 kr Excl. VAT provided that payment is made in cash, without prejudice. Article 26, paragraph 4, and to not be required on the same day delivery (shipping fee by e-commerce).

§ 25. By extradition on OTC outlets of consignments of OTC medicines from a pharmacy to be attributed to a fee of DKK Excl. 2.40 VAT per shipment.

section 26. By charging the payment for medicines, where consumer price shall be calculated in accordance with article 2, paragraph 1, and where there is no paid cash on delivery, attributed to the total amount of a fee (administrative fee).

(2). The administration fee DKK 10.00 represents excluding. VAT.

(3). Administrative fee in accordance with paragraphs 1 and 2 shall not be charged a monthly with the individual customer.

(4). As cash payment shall be deemed payment by credit card over the Internet.

§ 27. There can by handling of medicinal products covered by chapters 1, 4 and 5 cannot be charged other fees than those specified in §§ 20-26 referred to, with less laid down separate rules thereon.

(2). sections 20 to 26 shall not apply to the handling of





1) medicinal products covered by the Danish Medicines Act section 60 (2), unless these be handled after prescription or requisition

2) drugs for the treatment of production animals covered by the Danish Medicines Act section 60, paragraph 3, as well as

3) herbal medicines and other medicinal products covered by the Danish Medicines Act § 34.





section 28. When performing service tasks and implementation of health promotion and disease prevention activities are delegated to a fee, unless special reasons to the contrary (service fee).

(2). The service fee shall cover at least the cost of performing the task.

(3). By dose dispensing, that is not prescribed by a doctor, to consumers, with the exception of persons, institutions and companies who, in the course of patient treatment, rescue service or other similar apply medicines for treatment of patients will be charged service fee equal to the amount of the fees provided for in article 18.

section 29. To in section 18, §§ 20-26 and section 28 referred to fees be paid moms.

(2). The amount obtained in (1) rounded to the nearest price endings that can be shared with 5.

Chapter 7

Discount services etc. in respect of supplies of medicines from the Pharmacy

section 30. When settling with a manager of an OTC outlets or a medication dispensing site for delivery of shipments from a pharmacy must be granted the Manager a fee of 4.80 DKK Excl. VAT per consignment, see. However, paragraph 2.

(2). When settling with a manager of an OTC outlets for delivery of the consignments of OTC medicines provide the pharmacist a remuneration at 2.40 DKK Excl. VAT. The fee referred to in section 25 is the property manager.

(3). To in paragraphs 1 and 2 shall be the VAT amount.

section 31. Payment for pharmaceutical supplies from pharmacies must take place not later than one month after the end of the month in which the delivery has taken place. The pharmacist may however, in exceptional cases determine that payment should be made in cash. By late payment shall apply the rules of law on interest for late payment, etc.

(2). It is a condition for granting the discount in accordance with the provisions of this chapter, the payment will take place within the time limit referred to in paragraph 1.

Chapter 8

Criminal provisions

section 32. With fine punished anyone who violates section 2, sections 4-6, §§ 8-26, section 27 (1) and §§ 28-31.

Chapter 9

Date of entry into force of

section 33. The notice shall enter into force on the 6. October 2008.

(2). At the same time repealed Executive Order No. 270 of 21. March 2007 on calculation of consumer prices etc. on medicines.
The Ministry of health and prevention, the 11. September 2008 Jakob Axel Nielsen/Paul Schüder Annex 1

List of medicinal products covered by section 21









Abboticin granules for oral suspension 100 mg/ml






J01FA01 Abboticin granules for oral suspension 40 mg/ml J01FA01 Bioclavid powder for oral suspension 12.5 mg/ml and 50 J01CR02 Ciproxin granules to 100 mg/ml J01MA02 Ciproxin medicine granules to potion 50 mg/ml J01MA02 Diflucan powder for potion 10 mg/ml oral suspension J02AC01 Erycin powder for 40 mg/ml J01FA01 Escumycin powder for oral solution 40 mg/ml J01FA01 Imacillin granules for oral suspension 50 mg/ml J01CA04 Klacid granules to oral suspension 50 mg/ml J01FA09 Klacid granules to oral suspension 25 mg/ml J01FA09 Primcillin granules for oral suspension 50 mg/ml J01CE02 Rocilin granules for oral drops, solution 500,000 IU/ml J01CE02 Spektramox powder for oral suspension 25 mg/ml + 6.25 mg/ml





J01CR02 Spektramox powder for oral suspension 50 mg/ml + 12.5 mg/ml J01CR02 Vepicombin Novum granules for oral suspension 85,000 IU/ml J01CE02 Zinnat granules for oral suspension 25 mg/ml powder for oral suspension Zitromax J01DC02 40 mg/ml J01FA10