Companies producing these medicines will now have to follow the new retail prices as recommended by the pricing regulator
20 Apr 2022 2:04 AM
As per the revised rates, a bare metal stent (BMS) would now cost up to Rs 8,261, while the drug eluting stent (DES) will cost Rs 30,080.
02 Apr 2019 6:24 AM
Girish Bapat said that the state has set up a permanent arbitration to curb the unethical overpricing of medical equipment.
28 Jan 2018 4:08 AM
‘Move will help more people undergo such expensive treatment’.
18 Aug 2017 2:54 AM
NPPA found hospitals involved in discrepancies in bill where the type of stent used is not mentioned.
15 Apr 2017 1:13 AM
The NPPA also issued notices in twelve cases and is awaiting copies of the bill in case of complaints against other institutions.
30 Mar 2017 5:28 PM
The prices of non-scheduled formulations are monitored by the government.
11 Mar 2017 1:15 AM
The NPPA had recently announced major price cuts for cancer drugs, up to 86 per cent in some cases.
10 Mar 2017 12:55 AM
Most medical practitioners were of the view that rules needed to be reasonable and such that they could be implemented smoothly.
18 Feb 2017 2:34 AM
The matter was listed for hearing before Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva who transferred it to the bench dealing with PILs.
28 Nov 2016 3:04 AM