The health ministry of India was asked by the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority to add cardiac catheters, balloons, peripheral stents and covered stents to the list of essential medicines subject to price controls "as soon as possible," according to a letter seen by Reuters. "Instead of putting price curbs, the government must introduce scientific, alternative and really meaningful measures to provide affordable and quality health care," AdvaMed India said.
Indian regulator seeks price controls for 4 medical devices
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