KCE has developed guidelines for economic evaluation and budget impact analysis for Belgium. For economic evaluation, there are guidelines for
- the literature review,
- the perspective of the evaluation,
- the target population,
- the comparators,
- the analytic technique,
- the study design,
- the calculation of costs,
- the estimation and valuation of outcomes,
- the time horizon,
- handling uncertainty and testing the robustness of the results,
- the discount rate.
The guidelines for budget impact analysis encompass specificities with respect to the target population and the comparator and refers to guidelines for economic evaluation which should also be respected in the budget impact analysis.