On 11 January 2023, Decree Legislation No. 4 (“Decree“) on “Pressing provisions concerning the procedures for the reimbursement of the medical system expenditure ceiling overrun” was revealed within the Italian Official Gazette.
Article 1 of the Decree extends to 30 April 2023 the deadline by which firms that equipped medical gadgets to NHS throughout the years 2015-2018 should pay the required payback quantities.
As well as, it needs to be famous that on 17 January 2023 the primary listening to regarding the interim requests filed throughout the payback appeals was held earlier than the Lazio Regional Administrative Court docket’s Part III quater. The Court docket rejected the requests due to the time extension offered by the aforementioned decree, arguing that such an extension eradicated the existence of irreparable harm. It was additionally introduced the scheduling of the primary hearings to debate the deserves of the case in June 2023.