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Healthcare enforcement and litigation—Japan—Q&A guide
Healthcare enforcement and litigation—Japan—Q&A guide

The following Life Sciences practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Healthcare enforcement and litigation—Japan—Q&A guide
  • 1. In general terms, how is healthcare, including access to medicines and medical devices, funded in your jurisdiction? Outline the roles of the public and private sectors.
  • 2. In general terms, how is healthcare delivered in your jurisdiction? Outline the roles of the public and private sectors.
  • 3. Identify the key legislation governing the delivery of healthcare and establishing the regulatory framework.
  • 4. Which agencies are principally responsible for the enforcement of laws and rules applicable to the delivery of healthcare?
  • 5. What is the scope of their enforcement and regulatory responsibilities?
  • 6. Which agencies are principally responsible for the regulation of pharmaceutical products and medical devices?
  • 7. What is the scope of their enforcement and regulatory responsibilities?
  • 8. Which other agencies (eg, competition or securities regulators, prosecutors) have jurisdiction over healthcare, pharmaceutical and medical device cases?
  • 9. Can multiple government agencies simultaneously conduct an investigation of the same subject? Does a completed investigation bar another agency from investigating the same facts and circumstances?
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