Legal Mandate

Based on GÖG’s Founding Law and the Austrian General Social Insurance Law, GÖG has been conducting international medicine price surveys, comparisons and analyses. In particular, it is mandated to support the Pricing Committee affiliated to the Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection by validating the price data submitted by the industry (further information on pharmaceutical pricing in Austria: PPRI AT Pharma Brief 2017; relevant legislation (in German):