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Govt plans centralised purchase for Ayushman; medical devices on GeM soon

The idea is to procure essential medical devices such as cardiac stents at a lower cost

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Ayushman Bharat | Medical devices | PMJAY

Sohini Das  |  Mumbai 

Ayushman Bharat
Govt plans to negotiate prices with medical devices makers by assuring bulk volumes | Photo: iStock

The central government may soon start “collective bargaining” for that are used by hospitals for procedures covered under its flagship Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY).

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First Published: Sat, December 14 2019. 23:00 IST
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