Schlagwort: ‘Drug Distribution’

Guangdong: Implementing an OTC drug trading reform

March 15th, 2022 | by

On March 15, a pilot project was announced to allow the sale of OTC drugs in convenience stores operated by large trading groups which also own pharmacy retail chains under the titel “Implementation of the Pilot Program of Class-B OTC Drugs Trading Reform in Guangdong Province”. With this plan, Guangdong Province supports efforts to save costs by encouraging large chain convenience store headquarters and drug retail chain enterprises in the same group to integrate with one another. The public can take advantages of the pilot convenience stores’ 24 hour availability by purchasing commonly used OTC drugs. On the same day, Guangzhou and Dongguan cities launched the Drug Business License for large convenience store chains selling OTC drugs as the provinces’s first pilot program.


来源:新浪看点  2022.03.15




Shandong: Using medical insurance to purchase drugs online

December 29th, 2021 | by

Recently, the first batch of designated pharmacy branches in Shandong began offering “Buying Drugs Through Medical Insurance” service in Alipay. An insured person can use Alipay to search for “Buying Drugs Through Medical Insurance,” select drugs or pharmacy branches marked “Available to Reimbursement,” and then pay for their drugs online using their medical insurance. will deliver drugs in a short period of time following a successful payment.


来源:大众日报  2021.12.29


Henan: involving pharmacy branches in province-wide Centralized Drug Procurement

December 13th, 2021 | by

Recently, the Medical Insurance Bureau of Henan issued the “Notice on Involving Qualified Pharmacy Branches in Centralized Drug Procurement at the Province-Level (Pilot Project).” The “Notice” clarified that qualified pharmacy branches can apply to participate in Centralized Drug Procurement. The “Notice” stipulated that pharmacy branches must provide customers with information about both the bidding price and the sale price of the selected drugs, as well as trace the entire life-cycle of those drugs. If this pilot project is successful, Henan province intends to have all designated retailed pharmacies participate in the province-wide Centralized Drug Procurement process.


来源:医药网  2021.12.13


Beijing: regulating sales of drugs online during Double 11

November 8th, 2021 | by

On October 28th, Beijing Municipal Administration for Market Regulation and other departments jointly convened an administrative conference on regulating online promotion events during Double 11. During the conference, large E-Commerce platforms were asked to ensure that their users register their real names when purchasing four types of drugs related to treatment of Covid-19, as well as to improve the regulation of selling specific medication (including vaccines) and prescription drugs. At the same time, platforms were also asked to establish a sound product quality inspection and monitoring system, constrain excessive price adjustment of goods, maintain a fair competition environment, and regulate promotional behavior.

“双十一”在即 北京要求规范网络售药

来源:北京市药品监督管理局  2021.11.08


Gansu Baiyin: using “Internet + E-Supervision” to prevent overpurchasing of Ephedrine

July 13th, 2021 | by

In Baiyin, Gansu province, the Market Supervision Administration has recently implemented “Internet + E-Supervision” for compound preparations containing ephedrine in all pharmacy chains.  The Administration provided branches an exclusive QR-Code that should be scanned by consumers purchasing these types of drugs to collect buyer information, implementing purchase limitation, over-purchase warning, and traceability of such drugs.


来源中国食品药品网  2021.07.13


Beijing: Establishing an “Intelligent Pharmacy Supervision System”

June 22nd, 2021 | by

Recently, Beijing Haidian Distinct has launched a test program called the “Intelligent Pharmacy Supervision System.” This system, which uses an HD camera, an e-hygrometer, and e-thermometer, enables remote monitoring of pharmacy business conditions as well as temperature and humidity levels in pharmacies via a mobile App. It also allows for checking whether pharmacists are on duty and whether prescription drugs were sold to customers in accordance withvalid prescriptions.


来源:中国食品药品网  2021.06.22



Meituan boosts 24-Hour-Pharmacies

June 2nd, 2021 | by

On June 2nd, Meituan Buying Medicine, a group of retail pharmacies and pharmaceutical companies, jointly launched the “Little Yellow Light” service plan. The plan includes five measures such as guaranteed customer service and night freight allowances to encourage the development of more 24-Hour-Pharmacies across the country, particularly in small and medium-sized cities, to offer customers rapid drug delivery to their homes.


来源:搜狐网  2021.06.02


“Dual-Channel Policy” for Medicines under National Medical Insurance Negotiation

May 11th, 2021 | by

Recently, the NMPA and the National Health Commission jointly issued the “Opinions on Establishing and Improving Dual-Channel Management Mechanisms for Medicines under National Medical Insurance Negotiation”. According to the “Opinions”, the reasonable usage of these reimbursed drugs, such as supply and clinical use, will be met through two channels, namely designated medical institutions and designated retail pharmacies, with drug payment covered by the medical insurance payment mechanism. Eligible designated retailed pharmacies should be connected to the Medical Insurance Information Platform and the Electronic Prescription Sharing Platform, and a compliant storage and distribution system should be established to ensure drug safety.


来源:中华人民共和国中央人民政府  2021.05.11


Hainan Free Trade Port: implementing online sales of prescription drugs

April 20th, 2021 | by

On April 8th, the National Development and Reform Commission issued the “Opinions on Supporting the Special Measures to Expand Market Access in the Hainan Free Trade Port.” The “Opinion” indicates that an e-prescription center be contracted in Lecheng to support the online sale of prescription drugs that are not expressly regulated under the national drug administration law. The e-prescription center should be connected to internet hospitals, prescription systems of Hainan medical institutions, various prescription drugs sales platforms, health insurance information platforms, payment and claims processing institutions, and commercial insurance institutions, thereby realizing an “Integrated Online Platform”  for the collection of prescription-related information, prescription drugs purchasing, information security certification, and medical insurance claims processing.


来源:医药网  2021.04.20


The State Council: liberating online drug selling

April 20th, 2021 | by

On April 15th, the State Council issued the “Opinions on Further Improving the Reforms of ‘Streamline the Government, Delegate Power, and Improve the Government Services.'” According to the “Opinion”, prescription drugs that are not under State supervision are allowed to be sold online as long as the source of electronic prescriptions is valid.


来源:医药网  2021.04.20