Stent price changes to bring heartening news in coming weeks

Stent price changes to bring heartening news in coming weeks

Stent price changes to bring heartening news in coming weeks

Written by Mayooran Kantharvel

02 Apr, 2017 | 10:13 am

The Health Ministry says that prices of stents used for heart surgeries will be reduced in coming weeks.

Chairman of the Medical Drugs’ Price Control Committee Dr. Palitha Abeyakoon said that currently stents are provided free of charge at government hospitals.

However, he added that stents are issued for high prices at private hospitals.

He said that the Health Ministry expects to reduced the prices of stents by about 30 percent.The current price of a stent stands between Rs. 100,000 and Rs.300,000.

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