|Assessment Status||Assessment Process complete|
|Indication||As adjunctive therapy of seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome in conjunction with clobazam, for patients two years of age and older.|
|Rapid review commissioned||05/02/2020|
|Rapid review completed||11/03/2020|
|Rapid review outcome||A full HTA is recommended to assess the clinical effectiveness and cost effectiveness of cannabidiol compared with the current standard of care.|
|Full pharmacoeconomic assessment commissioned by HSE||16/03/2020|
|Pre-submission consultation with Applicant||27/04/2020|
|Full submission received from Applicant||14/07/2020|
|Preliminary review sent to Applicant||13/11/2020|
|NCPE assessment re-commenced||22/12/2020|
|Factual accuracy sent to applicant||05/02/2021|
|NCPE assessment re-commenced||12/02/2021|
|NCPE assessment completed||08/03/2021|
|NCPE assessment outcome||The NCPE recommends that cannabidiol (Epidyolex®) not be considered for reimbursement unless cost effectiveness can be improved relative to existing treatments*.|
*This recommendation should be considered while also having regard to the criteria specified in the Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Act 2013.
The HSE has approved reimbursement following confidential price negotiations December 2021.