Open Access

This journal is a peer reviewed, fully open access journal owned by Xi'an Jiaotong University. Xi'an Jiaotong University retains copyright of the overall compiled journal and the compiled issues. The article is universally and freely accessible via the internet in perpetuity, in an easily readable format immediately after publication.

To provide open access, this journal has an open access fee (also known as an Article Processing Charge, APC) which needs to be paid by the authors or on their behalf e.g. by their research funder or institution. The open access publication fee for this journal is USD1000, plus taxes. The Article Publishing Charge (APC) fee for all accepted articles will be covered by Xi'an Jiaotong University till 31 March 2026.
Peer review under the responsibility of Editorial Board of Pharmacoeconomics and Policy.

Access Rights
All articles published open access will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read, download, copy and distribute.

User Rights
A CC user license manages the reuse of the article. Articles will be published under the following license:
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND)For non-commercial purposes, lets others distribute and copy the article, and to include in a collective work (such as an anthology), as long as they credit the author(s) and provided they do not alter or modify the article. The full details of the license are available at

Author Rights
For open access publishing, this journal uses a licensing agreement. For the single article, authors will retain copyright alongside scholarly usage rights. Xi'an Jiaotong University and KeAi Communications Co., Ltd. will be granted non-exclusive publishing and distribution rights.

Publishing Schedule
This journal is published quarterly per year.

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Contact Detail
Editorial Office of Pharmacoeconomics and Policy
Address: 28 Xianning West Road, Xi'an, China

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