Examples of HTA bodies in Europe and other tasks

Table 2: Sample HTA bodies structure and funding arrangements

Example HTA bodies   Year  Funder     Decision-Maker
1. Basque Office for Health Technology Assessment, Spain 
 1992 Public Regional
2. Hayes, Inc. USA
 1989 PrivateVarious
3. Swedish Council on Technology Assessment in Health Care (SBU), Sweden 
 1987 Public National-Regional
4. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)
 1999 Public National – regional England, Scotland and Wales

5. Institut für Qualität und Wirtschaftlichkeit im Gesundheitswesen (Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Healthcare) (IQWiG), Germany

 2004 Public Federal
6. Haute Autorité de Santé (HAS), France  2004 Public Federal

Some examples of HTA bodies in Europe include:

In addition to their main role of producing HTA recommendations a number of HTA bodies in the EU and Norway perform at least one of the other tasks as shown in an overview in the following table, adapted from the EC study 2018.

Table 3. Other tasks performed by national HTA bodies

Other tasks performed by national HTA bodies.