By Marc Wiggers

The Dutch Inspectorate for Health and Youth Care (IGJ) will start an investigation regarding the inducement ban in the medical devices sector. On 1 January 2018, the inducement ban on suppliers of medical devices came into effect.

As of then, the offering of money, services or goods in order to promote the sale of medical devices is prohibited. The upcoming investigation of the Inspectorate will focus on inducements in the sub-segments cardiology, orthopaedics and dental implants.