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India May Impose Price Controls on More Medical Devices

June 30, 2017

The Indian government is considering imposing price caps on several more types of medical device.

The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) imposed a price cap on cardiac stents earlier this year when they were placed on the National List of Essential Medicines (NLEM).

The agency recommended that India’s health ministry include more medical devices on the NLEM. Devices likely to be added to the list include orthopedic implants and catheters.

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