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Govt, private sector need to work in tandem for increasing healthcare affordability: Experts
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Govt, private sector need to work in tandem for increasing healthcare affordability: Experts

The 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

Private Healthcare in India Part III: Enforcing Clinical Establishment Act, capping drug costs can help regulate, reduce hospital bills
India

Private Healthcare in India Part III: Enforcing Clinical Establishment Act, capping drug costs can help regulate, reduce hospital bills

Clinical Establishment Act requires the Centre to set a range of rates for healthcare services. But neither the central nor any state govt has done so.

Private Healthcare in India Part I: Artificially-inflated cost of medicine, consumables make non-govt hospitals inaccessible to most
India

Private Healthcare in India Part I: Artificially-inflated cost of medicine, consumables make non-govt hospitals inaccessible to most

Inflated medical bills, artificially increased costs of medical supplies and consumables have hampered access to private healthcare in India.

India rejects US request on price caps on medical devices as Centre aims to boost affordability of treatment
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India rejects US request on price caps on medical devices as Centre aims to boost affordability of treatment

Price controls form part of PM Modi’s agenda to improve India’s dilapidated public health system and boost affordability of treatment.

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

NPPA sets deadline to lower prices of syringes and needles; manufacturers volunteer, set trade margin at 75%
Business

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

Gurugram child dies of dengue: NPPA says Fortis overcharged patient's family by margin as high as 1700%
India

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

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

Centre fixes price ceiling of knee implants; NPPA notification brings huge relief for patients
India

Centre fixes price ceiling of knee implants; NPPA notification brings huge relief for patients

The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) on Wednesday fixed the price for primary knee replacement of titanium alloy at Rs 38,740 while the price for revision knee replacement of any material was pegged at Rs 62,770.

Knee implants price capped; saving to patients Rs 1,500 cr, says govt
Business

Knee implants price capped; saving to patients Rs 1,500 cr, says govt

NPPA has capped the price of widely used Cromium Cobalt knee implants at Rs 54,720 from earlier Rs 1.58-Rs 2.5 lakh

GST from 1 July: Drug pricing regulator releases ceiling price of 761 medicines
Business

GST from 1 July: Drug pricing regulator releases ceiling price of 761 medicines

National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) said that the actual increase or decrease in prices after the rollout of new indirect tax regime is expected to be in be in the range of 2-3 per cent depending on states

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

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

Medical stent regulation row: Govt's move to prohibit companies from withdrawing stents is wrong
India

Medical stent regulation row: Govt's move to prohibit companies from withdrawing stents is wrong

Over the last few months, the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has been in a tussle with manufacturers of cardiac stents.

Cost of cardiac stents cut by 75%: Dept of pharmaceuticals prohibits manufacturers from withdrawing products
Business

Cost of cardiac stents cut by 75%: Dept of pharmaceuticals prohibits manufacturers from withdrawing products

After the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA), India's drug pricing regulator, reduced the price of cardiac stents by almost 75 percent, the government now has prohibited stent-makers from withdrawing their products from the market for the next six months.

Consumers save Rs 2,288 cr after govt reduced ceiling prices of 464 drugs
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Consumers save Rs 2,288 cr after govt reduced ceiling prices of 464 drugs

Ceiling prices of 464 formulations have been fixed by the government after the announcement of NLEM, 2015 and revised Schedule-I

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

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
Business

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.

Govt forms committee for revising List of Essential Medicines
Economy

Govt forms committee for revising List of Essential Medicines

The report of the committee is yet to be submitted, State Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers Hans Raj Gangaram Ahir informed Parliament.

Cancer drugs, painkillers among 52 new medcines under price control
Corporate

Cancer drugs, painkillers among 52 new medcines under price control

The bulk drug formulations that have been added to the controlled list include those containing Paracetamol, Glucose, Amoxycilline, Diazepam,