Health groups welcome price capping of coronary stents by NPPA - pharmabiz.com

A large number of health groups in the country have welcomed the capping of prices of coronary stents by the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA). The NPPA has notified a ceiling price for Drug Eluting Stents (DES) at Rs.29,600 and for Bare ...

No respite for patients, although stents prices slash - Telangana Today

Centre had put a cap on the prices of stents but has not taken any measures to regulate the actual cost of angioplasty procedures. By M. Sai Gopal | Published: 16th Feb 2017 12:20 am Updated: 16th Feb 2017 2:25 am. stents. Open. Hyderabad: Will ...

Indian Govt Slashes Price of Coronary Stents by 85%, Eases Woes of Heart Patients - The Better India (blog)

On matters of the heart, February 14 turned out to be good news for many in more ways than one. In what is going to be a massive relief to the lakhs of cardiac patients across India, the government announced that the prices of coronary stents have been ...

World Coronary Stent Market (Drug Eluting Stent, Bare Metal Stent, Drug Eluting Stent): Industry Analysis, Outlook ... - NewsMaker (press release)

The stent market is an important segment of the coronary heart diseases. The stent is a small, elastic, mesh like tube made of a metal stainless steel or cobalt alloy that acts as support. Stents are attached onto small balloons and opened inside the ...

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 ...

NPPA Fixes Ceiling Price For Coronary Stents [Read Notification] - Live Law

In a significant move towards affordable healthcare, the government has slashed the prices of coronary stents by 80 per cent. The ceiling price of bare metal stents has been fixed at Rs. 7,260 and that of drug eluting stents (DES), including metallic ...

Hospitals have to bill stents separately, rules National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority - Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Tightening the noose around hospitals, nursing homes and clinics performing cardiac procedures using stents, the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has made it mandatory for such institutions to disclose separately the cost of ...

Coronary stents get cheaper by up to 85% - Millennium Post

In a major relief to millions of cardiac patients, the government on Tuesday cut prices of life-saving coronary stents by up to 85 per cent by capping them at Rs 7,260 for bare metal stents and Rs 29,600 for drug eluting variety. According to sources ...