Authorities will be obliged drugstores offer cheap drugs

Authorities will be obliged drugstores offer cheap drugs

The government approved the “road map” of the Federal Antimonopoly service (FAS) “Development of competition in health care”.

In document — part two: “Markets medicinal products for medical use and Markets medical devices”. In particular, the draft proposes to oblige pharmacies to offer customers the cheapest analogues of drugs.

The goal of this initiative is “stop leaching from the sale of low-cost medicines”.

The obligation of pharmacies to offer you cheap analogs of drugs will be approved by the Ministry of health. The Ministry of health, according to the Federal Antimonopoly service must approve it by November 2018. According to RBC with reference to the representative of the FAS Hope Sharavsky, to monitor compliance with this requirement will be a healthcare.

Earlier this week it became known that the authorities are preparing a decree which will oblige to label expensive medications in 2018.