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Feb 28, 2019
National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority brings 42 non-scheduled cancer drugs under price control, caps trade margin at 30%Currently, 57 anti-cancer drugs are under price control as scheduled formulations
Feb 12, 2019
Govt, private sector need to work in tandem for increasing healthcare affordability: ExpertsThe government and private players need to work together in the healthcare sector to increase the affordability of medical services as rising cost impacts access to patients, experts said
May 01, 2018
India rejects US request on price caps on medical devices as Centre aims to boost affordability of treatmentPrice controls form part of PM Modi’s agenda to improve India’s dilapidated public health system and boost affordability of treatment.
Feb 20, 2018
Margins on drugs as high as 1,192% in four private hospitals: NPPANon-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
Dec 27, 2017
Govt's cheaper medicare drive pinches pharmaceutical sector, private hospitals in 2017While the government's directive to doctors to prescribe only generic names unsettled pharma companies, the NPPA's (National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority) move to cap prices of medical devices such as stents and knee implants created discomfort for the manufacturers.
Dec 22, 2017
NPPA sets deadline to lower prices of syringes and needles; manufacturers volunteer, set trade margin at 75%Syringe and needle manufacturers set trade margins at maximum 75 percent in an attempt to self-regulate prices; NPPA sets deadline to 26 January
Dec 15, 2017
Gurugram child dies of dengue: NPPA says Fortis overcharged patient's family by margin as high as 1700%Fortis hospital at Gurgaon charged as high as 1,700 percent margin on consumables and medicines used for the treatment of a dengue patient who subsequently died of the illness, the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) said
Nov 24, 2017
Drug price regulator caps prices of 51 essential formulations used for cancer, heart, skin treatmentNPPA fixes ceiling price of essential medicines of Schedule I under the Drugs (Prices Control) Order (DPCO) 2013
Oct 17, 2017
Donald Trump promises to reduce cost of prescription drugs in US, move may impact IndiaUS president Donald Trump has promised to bring the cost of prescription drugs way down and let other countries pay more for these medicines in a new policy.
Sep 27, 2017
Abbott's decision to pull out Xience Alpine stent won't impact Indian patients, claim health activistsAbbott recently got the approval to withdraw Xience Alpine stent from India by the NPPA, however, health activists believe the move would benefit Indian high-end medical device makers