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NPPA likely to put ceiling on stent prices by mid-February
Dec 22, 2016
The prices of stents — tiny wire mesh tubes used widely by surgeons to unclog arteries and prevent heart attacks — may be capped by mid-February next year now that the government has notified them in the country’s drug price control order.
The decision comes months after the health ministry included stents in the National List of Essential Medicines and after much objection by stent-makers and some doctors who had called for differential pricing for superior versions of these stents....
NPPA likely to put ceiling on stent prices by mid-February - ET HealthWorld
“NPPA is requested to take further action urgently,” the department has stated in a December 21 letter to Bhupendra Singh, chairman of the pricing..
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