Archive for November, 2020

Coding rules for chinese traditional drugs

November 24th, 2020 | by

On September 25th, the NMPA issued the “Coding Rules of Chinese Traditional Drugs Included in the Reimbursement List and Pharmaceutical Preparations of Medical Institutions.” The code of Chinese traditional drugs consists of 10 digits and four sections. The first section represents Chinese traditional drugs. The second section represents different medical standards in different cities. The third section represents drug effects. The fourth section represents the name of drug. The code of pharmaceutical preparation of medical institutions consists of 16 digits and 4 sections. The first section represents pharmaceutical preparations. The second section represents different medical institutions in different cities. The third section represents medical institutions. The fourth section represents the sequence of pharmaceutical preparations in different medical institutions.


来源医药网  2020.09.27


The State Council: encouraging online drugs trade, prescription sharing and online medical consulting services

November 24th, 2020 | by

On September 21st, the State Council issued the “Opinions on Accelerating the Development of Consumption Created by New Forms of Bussiness”. The “Opinion” stipulates that a public service platform of online and e-commerce services should be established and improved to accelerate the integration of online and offline services; online medical services should be developed, which means scheduled appointments of consulting services, online medical consulting services, prescription sharing and online drugs trade will be promoted.


来源:医药网  2020.09.23


Developing evaluating systems of drug pricing and bidding and procurement performence

November 24th, 2020 | by

On September 16th, the NHSA offically issued the “Guidelines on Establishing a Evaluating System of Drug Pricing and Bidding and Procurement Performence,” which stipulates that each province should establish and launch their own system before the end of 2020. The “Guidelines” clarifies that centralised procurement organizations of drugs and medical equipments should prevent pharmaceutical companies from fixing unreasonable drug price, such as via giving kickback to hospitals. At the meantime, the pharmaceutical companies that do not act properly will be documented and punished according to different levels of dishonesty while they are also encouraged to rectify to regain their credit score.


来源:医药网  2020.09.17


Pharmacies can only rise the price of drug in the reimbursement list by 15%

November 24th, 2020 | by

On September 1st, the “Reform Project on Improving the Functions of the Centralised Drug Procurement Platform and Promoting a Full Coverage of Payment Requirement of Drugs on the Reimbursement List in Zhejiang Province” was implemented. The “Project” indicates that drugs included in the list of online transactions on the provincal procurement platform of drugs and medical equipments are included in the provincal drug reimbursement list. Designated public medical institutions and private medical institutions should fix the drug price that accords with the price on the drug reimbursement list while designated retailed pharmacies can rise the price upto 15% based on the price on the list.

9月1日起执行医保用药 药店只能加价15%

来源医药网  2020.09.03


Wuhan: implementing the centralised procurement of the intensive monitoring drugs

November 24th, 2020 | by

On August 6th, the Joint Procurement Office of Drugs and Medical Equipments in Wuhan issued the first “Price List of Intensive Monitoring Drugs” and implemented the centralised procurement of 30 sorts of intensive monitoring drugs, which will last one year and is aimed to regulate a rational drug pricing and guiding medical institutions to regulate medication to reduce the financial burden on patients.


来源医药网  2020.08.06


Reimbursing online medical consulting services

November 24th, 2020 | by

On July 21st, the General Office of the State Council issued the “Opinions on Optimizing the Business Environment to Better Serve the Market Participants”. The “Opinions” indicates that under the premise of ensuring the medical safety and quality, the range of the online medical consulting services should be extended and qualified online medical consulting services should be included in the reimbursement list. In addition, a national unified approval requirement for online medical consulting services should be formulated and announced.

国务院:进一步放宽互联网诊疗范围, 将符合条件的医疗服务纳入医保报销

来源搜狐网  2020.07.23


Hospitals in Guizhou should pay for drugs within 30 days

November 24th, 2020 | by

Recently, the Healthcare Security Administration of Guizhou Province issued the “Measures on Managing the Settlement of the Centralised Procurement of Drugs in Guizhou Province.” The “Measures” indicates that medical institutions should transfer the drug payment to the settlement account on time, which means that the time range between the day after the delivery of the medicines is qualified and the storage is confirmed and the day of transfer should be less than 30 days. In addition, the settlement of medical insurance expenses by designated medical institutions organised by medical insurance agencies in different levels should not exceed 25 working day from the date of submitting the application of reimbursement.


来源新浪医药新闻  2020.07.15


Prohibiting hospitals from designating drug delivery companies and pharmacies

November 24th, 2020 | by

On July 6th, the Health Commission of Gungxi and other seven departments jointly issued the “Notice on Strengthing the Medication Management in Medical Institutions to Promote Rational Use of Medicines”. The “Notice” clarifies that medical institutions supporting Prescription Sharing should establish a process and supervision system of Prescription Sharing and are prohibited from designating drug delivery companies and pharmacies to avoid monopolies organised by distribution companies and pharmacies; the shared prescriptions should be approved by medical institutions and included into the services of prescription management, supervision of medication, and guidance on rational use of medicines.

七部门:杜绝医药统方 严禁医院指定配送企业和药店

来源医药网  2020.07.08


New stipulations on medication managment in pharmacies

November 24th, 2020 | by

On July 1st, the National Medical Products Administration issued the “Stipulations on Management of Drug Data and Records of Drugs.” The “Stipulation” clarifies that one or more types of records methods should be adopted according to the needs of activities, which include developing, producing, trading, and using drugs, and the records process should be veritable, accurate, intact, and traceable. The records can be expressed in papery, electronic or mixed forms, and the recorded data should be managed according to stipulations.


来源:新浪医药新闻  2020.07.02