Overpriced stents: NPPA issues notice to two hospitals

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Promptly addressing complaints against hospitals that were allegedly overcharging for stents, the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has issued show-cause notices to Max Hospital, Saket (New Delhi), and Nidaan Hospital, Sonipat (Haryana).

On Thursday, the regulator had initiated a probe against some reputed hospitals, including PGIMER, Chandigarh, Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai; Max Hospital, Metro Hospital in Faridabad (Haryana) and Shri Ram Murti Smarak Institute of Medical Sciences in Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh).

Meanwhile, two more hospitals - the Bharat Heart Institute, Dehradun (Uttarakhand) and Oxygen Hospital, Rohtak (Haryana) - have come under probe following complaints received through NPPA's helpline, the regulator said in fresh tweets on Friday.

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