Early Access Schemes

Executive Summary

There are three initiatives which support early access to healthcare treatments in France.

  • The Innovation Bundle (Forfait d’innovation) which was introduced in 2009 to support innovative medical devices and medical procedures
  • The Repository of innovative acts out of nomenclature (Référentiel des actes Innovants Hors Nomenclature – RIHN)
  • The Temporary Authorisation for use (ATU) which supports innovative drugs