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June 14, 2012 - Hearing appeals procedure FOIA decision Menogon and Fostimon on 25 June 2012
The Medicines Evaluation Board (MEB) has organised a hearing on
25 June 2012 from 13:00 to 14:00 following the
appeal that Goodlife Fertility B.V. has lodged against the MEB’s
decision on 29 February 2012.
The disputed decision concerns the MEB’s refusal to disclose all
written information that resulted in the placement on and the
maintenance of Menogon and Fostimon within Cluster 0G03GAAP of
Appendix 1A of the statutory regulation Healthcare insurance
(Regeling Zorgverzekering), as well as to the disclosure of all
correspondence related to the availability of the medicines Menogon
and Fostimon on the Dutch market since the Sunset Clause came into
effect on 1 July 2007.
Attending the hearing
The hearing will take place on 25 June 2012 from 13:00
to 14:00 in the Beatrix building of the Jaarbeurs
(convention centre), Jaarbeursplein 6a, in Utrecht, The
Netherlands. The hearing is open to the public and interested
parties (both affected and interested parties) can register via the
telephone number: +31 88 224 8047.
The documents relating to the case, the appeal and the other
submitted documents are available for inspection by interested
parties from 18 June 2012, between 09:30 and 16:30
at the MEB offices, Graadt van Roggenweg 500 in Utrecht. We would
appreciate notification in advance of your visit on telephone
number: +31 88 224 8047. For questions concerning content about the
availability for inspection, please consult the Policy,
Administrative and Regulatory Affairs department via the telephone
number: +31 88 224 8201.
The MEB has assigned a committee to conduct the hearing with
interested parties: the appeals committee. This committee consists
of representatives from the MEB and employees of the Medicines
Evaluation Board Agency. The committee will hear the interested
parties and will prepare the decision to be made by the MEB on the
appeal, based on the information and data made available during the
procedure. Interested parties will be given the opportunity to
speak during the hearing.
More information about the appeals procedure can be found in the
Appeals Procedure manual (Bezwaarschriftenprocedure,
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