Archive for August, 2019

The revised “Pharmaceutical Administration Law” allows the online selling of prescription drugs

August 27th, 2019 | by

On August 26th, the revised “Pharmaceutical Administration Law” was approved by the Twelfth Session of the Thirteenth Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress and will come into effect on December 1st, 2019. The “Pharmaceutical Administration Law” proposed that the Marketing Authorisation Holders and pharmaceutical companies can sell drugs online on the premise of complying with relevant provisions. Vaccines, narcotic drugs, and other drugs under special control are not included.


来源:医药网 2019.08.27

8月26日, 新修订版《药品管理法》经十三届全国人大常委会第十二次会议表决通过,并将自2019年12月1日起施行。法案提出,药品上市许可持有人、药品经营企业可在遵守法案关于药品经营的有关规定的前提下通过网络销售药品。疫苗、麻醉药品等国家实行特殊管理的药品不得在网络上销售。

Catalog of medical insurance (2019 Version) is released

August 21st, 2019 | by

On August 21st, the State Council issued the “National Medicine Catalogue of Basic Medical Insurance, Work Injury Insurance, and Maternity Insurance (2019 version),” which will be implemented from January 1st, 2020. The “Medicine Catalogue” Indicates that each provincial Medical Insurance Bureau should bring all the drugs of the “Medicine Catalogue” into the “Centralised Procurement” and update the drug database according to the use of drugs in local medical institutions and retail pharmacies. Meanwhile, a national unified drug database should be established to realise the unified management of codes of western medicine, Chinese traditional medicine, and hospital-made medicines.


来源:医药网 2019.08.21


Heilongjiang: The detailed rules of drug price supervision is going to be implemented

August 12th, 2019 | by

On August 9th, the Medical Insurance Bureau of the Heilongjiang province issued the “Notification of Supervising Drug Price and Distribution Information.” The “Notification” stipulates that the supervision of drug price and distribution information should be carried from drug manufacturers, distribution enterprises, medical institutions, retail pharmacies, and public sentiment. The mechanisms for information collection, reporting, analysis, investigation, and processing should be improved at the provincial, city, and county levels.


来源:医药网  2019.08.12


The Xi’an Municipal Government launches the submission of increased purchase of selected drugs(“4+7”)

August 7th, 2019 | by

On August 6th, the Xi’an Municipal Government issued the “Notification on Launching the Submission of Increased Purchase of Selected Drugs in Xi’an from the ‘Office of the Leading Group for the Implementation of Centralized Drug Procurement and Pilot Work’”. It is decided to increase the purchase of selected drugs in Xi’an because its procurement exceeds expectations. Besides, the deferred payment of the increased procurement should be paid in time.


来源:医药网  2019.08.07