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Price caps will save patients nearly Rs1 lakh on cardiac stents: Ananth Kumar - Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Heart patients who require coronary stents stand to get an average benefit of close to Rs 1 lakh after the country's drug pricing authority on Tuesday fixed a cap on stent prices, chemicals and fertilisers minister Ananth Kumar has said. The ...and more »

National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority slashes stent prices by up to 85% - Times of India

The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority on Monday fixed the ceiling price of drug eluting stents (DES) and bioresorbable stents at Rs 30,000 and that of bare metal stents at Rs 7,500. The prices will be effective from notification on February 14.and more »

Stent prices slashed by 85%; health group gives thumbs up - Hindu Business Line

Heart patients in need of angioplasty and stents have a reason to cheer. After nearly a year, prices of stents have now been fixed by the government, bringing down cost by as much as 85 per cent. According to a notification issued by the National ...and more »

Drug pricing authority uses special powers to make sure cardiac stents become affordable - Scroll.in

The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority has fixed the ceiling price on drug-eluting stents at Rs 29,600. by Menaka Rao. Published Feb 15, 2017 · 05:30 am. Drug pricing authority uses special powers to make sure cardiac stents become affordable ...and more »

Stents prices heavily slashed - The Hindu

In a major relief to lakhs of cardiac patients, the government today cut prices of life—saving coronary stents by up to 85 per cent by capping them at Rs 7,260 for bare metal ones and Rs 29,600 for drug eluting variety. The maximum retail price of ...and more »

Govt caps prices of coronary stents in huge relief to heart patients - Livemint

Mumbai: The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) on Tuesday capped prices of coronary stents, a move that will provide major relief to cardiac patients. A stent is a tiny expandable metal scaffold to open up narrowed or blocked arteries.and more »

Stent Prices Capped at Rs 29600, profits slashed - Medical Dialogues

New Delhi: In what appears to be a Valentines day gift by the government to the heart patients across the country, the National Pharmaceuticals Pricing Authority has announced the the upper price ceiling for different kinds of Cardiac Stents that are ...and more »

Govt cuts coronary stent prices by 85 percent in major relief to cardiac patients - Firstpost

New Delhi: In a major relief to lakhs of cardiac patients, the government on Tuesday cut prices of life-saving coronary stents by up to 85 percent by capping them at Rs 7,260 for bare metal ones and Rs 29,600 for drug eluting variety. The maximum ...and more »

Coronary stents' price fixation: Public health groups call it a 'bold step' - Times of India

DELHI: Public health groups welcomed the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) fixing the ceiling prices for coronary stents which they expected would not only make angioplasty with stents more affordable, but would also put an end to the ...and more »

NPPA justifies stent price cap, says cos can still make a profit - Moneycontrol.com

The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) on Wednesday justifying its price ceiling indicated that it still left enough room for the stent makers to make a decent margin and the drug price control order (DPCO) has provision for separate ...and more »