cardiac stent prices

Hospitals to refund extra money charged for stents

Even after the drug pricing authority lowered the cardiac stent prices by 75%, hospitals in Gujarat did not lower the price they charged to patients. Gujarat’s food and drug commisonerate has found this and have asked these 20 hospitals to refund the extra amount they charged with immediate effect. This extra money is almost Rs. 52 lakh and it has to be paid back to 80 patients. 120 cardiac stents were implanted in these 80 patients.

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