How is health care in your jurisdiction organised?
The Italian health-care system (SSN) is a comprehensive system of structures and services aimed at granting all citizens equal access to healthcare treatment, and represents a direct expression of article 32 of the Constitution, under which ‘the Italian Republic safeguards health as a fundamental right of the individual and as a collective interest, and guarantees free medical care to the indigent’.
“Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. This article was first published in Getting the Deal Through: Life Sciences 2015, (published in November 2014; contributing editor: Alexander Ehlers, Ehlers, Ehlers & Partner). For further information please visit www.gettingthedealthrough.com."