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Last Updated : Feb 21, 2018 09:45 AM IST | Source: CNBC-TV18

Hospitals under scanner: NPPA analyses hospital bills

Pharmaceutical sector's regulator National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has analysed bills of some hospitals and concluded that doctors and hospital prefer prescribing branded drugs, which are not under price control. CNBC-TV18's Ekta Batra gives us more details about what all has the pharma regulator found in its analyses, and what are their recommendations to tackle those concerns.

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Pharmaceutical sector's regulator National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has analysed bills of some hospitals and concluded that doctors and hospital prefer prescribing branded drugs, which are not under price control.

CNBC-TV18's Ekta Batra gives us more details about what all has the pharma regulator found in its analysis, and what are their recommendations to tackle those concerns.

KK Aggarwal, Former President of Indian Medical Association and Shailaja Chandra, Former Health Secretary for Delhi Government discussed the concerns at length.

For entire discussion, watch accompanying videos.
First Published on Feb 20, 2018 05:42 pm
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