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Stents prices heavily slashed - The Hindu

An heart surgeon holds a stent, which is inserted into constricted coronary arteries to help keep them open and normalise blood flow. | Photo Credit: Reuters. PTI. New Delhi, February 14, 2017 19:41 IST. Updated: February 14, 2017 19:42 IST. more-in ...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 »

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 »

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

The health care industry had been lobbying hard to block the government's move to cap stents prices as it would hurt margins. Photo: Reuters. Latest News » · Pakistan army helicopter spotted near LoC at Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir · Race for stable ...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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority notification fixes prices for sale of stents - Times of India

NEW DELHI: "As of today no drug-eluting or bioresorbable stent can be sold anywhere in the country for more than Rs 29,600 plus local taxes, not even those already in stock with hospitals, stent dealers or manufacturers. And no bare metal stent can be ...and more »