INSPIRE Knowledge Base

The Centre of Health Economics

LMO Description
The Centre of Health Economics
Proposed role in INSPIRE development
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Level of authority: 
    The centre is one of the three state institutions directly responsible to the Ministry of Health of Latvia.
    Formal Mandate: 
    <p>The Regulation of the Cabinet of Ministers adopted on 29 September 2009 No.1119 "The regulations of The Centre of Health Economics"</p>
    Main Activities: 
    The main functions of the Centre of Health Economics are to: determine the health care services which will be funded from the state budget according to the normative Acts of the State; provide a therapeutic and financial assessment of pharmaceutical products and medical technology to develop a list of products which will be financially reimbursed; summarise and analyse public health (including health care) data; maintain the Register of Patients with Particular Diseases; implement the e- Health policy of the State; execute the functions of the co-operation institution of European Union funds; implement the functions regarding a national focal point of the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction in the European Information Network on Drugs and Drug Addiction (Reitox).