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Ceiling on the drug prices helped save Rs 11,463 crore to public, says government
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Ceiling on the drug prices helped save Rs 11,463 crore to public, says government

Till June 2018, the government has fixed the ceiling prices of 851 medicines, including 4 medical devices under revised schedule - I based on the National List of Essential Medicines, 2015 (NLEM, 2015)

Margins on drugs as high as 1,192% in four private hospitals: NPPA
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Margins on drugs as high as 1,192% in four private hospitals: NPPA

Non-scheduled drugs and diagnostic services constituted major components of charges billed to patients in four private hospitals with margins as high as 1,192 percent, drug pricing regulator NPPA said on Tuesday

Drug price regulator caps prices of 51 essential formulations used for cancer, heart, skin treatment
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Drug price regulator caps prices of 51 essential formulations used for cancer, heart, skin treatment

NPPA fixes ceiling price of essential medicines of Schedule I under the Drugs (Prices Control) Order (DPCO) 2013

GST rollout: Prices of many essential drugs to rise up to 2.29%; insulin to cost less
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GST rollout: Prices of many essential drugs to rise up to 2.29%; insulin to cost less

The government has fixed GST rate of 12 percent on most of the essential drugs as against the current tax incidence of around 9 percent

Govt cuts prices of 10 drugs by up to 23.3%, brings 8 more under control
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Govt cuts prices of 10 drugs by up to 23.3%, brings 8 more under control

Medicines like paracetamol and antibiotics like cefadroxil and cefazolin have been brought under the price control ambit for the first time

Prices of 56 drugs to come down; NPPA fixes ceiling rates
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Prices of 56 drugs to come down; NPPA fixes ceiling rates

Prices may come down of 56 important medicines used in treatment of cancer, diabetes, bacterial infections and high blood pressure, with the government fixing their ceiling prices under the drug pricing control mechanism.