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Ahead Of Modi Visit, US Lawmakers Ask India To Rethink Price Cap On Stents

A group of US lawmakers has backed medical device makers by urging India to reconsider its decision to cap prices of heart stents, raising the issue ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the United States later this week

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Millions Of Employees In Healthcare Sector Are At Risk Of Losing Jobs

With price control over cardiac stents and generic prescription proposal, medical device makers and pharmaceutical giants are expected to hand over pink slips to their employees

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Global Medical-technology Companies, Modi Govt Locked In Tussle After Stent Price Sting

The lobbying effort by Abbott Laboratories, Boston Scientific, Johnson & Johnson and others comes after the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in February set a price cap for stents -- small wire-mesh structures used to treat blocked arteries -- slashing prices that patients pay for some devices by about 75 per cent.

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Stent Effect: Government Plans To Create Standards For Medical Devices Based On Pricing

The government has made a separate committee to create guidelines under G.N Singh, DCGI

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Physician, Heal Thyself

Stents represent the tip of the iceberg: over-charging has become endemic in private hospitals

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