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National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority

NPPA fixes retail prices of 15 drug formulations

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

Stent prices raised by 4.3 per cent

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

Medical tools for heart, eye surgery to get cheaper

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

Delhi: Experts welcome cap on knee implant prices

‘Move will help more people undergo such expensive treatment’.

18 Aug 2017 2:54 AM

Notice to hospitals on stent overcharge

NPPA found hospitals involved in discrepancies in bill where the type of stent used is not mentioned.

15 Apr 2017 1:13 AM


Non-bailable warrants for swindling patients: Maharashtra warns hospitals

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

20 medical devices have to carry MRP

The prices of non-scheduled formulations are monitored by the government.

11 Mar 2017 1:15 AM

Prices of 15 drugs set to be slashed

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

Capping stent prices leads to overpricing elsewhere: Medicos

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

PIL in Delhi HC for fixing price of stents

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