Indian Doctors Oppose Proposal to Cap Medical Device Prices

A recent article in the Times of India highlights Indian doctors’ opposition to proposed legislation that would cap the prices of medical devices. Indian lawmakers have been struggling to contain rising healthcare costs and proposed a medical device price cap as a potential solution. Various doctors have spoken out against the proposition, arguing that while local Indian manufacturers are improving, they do not have the technology or experience to produce many high-tech medical products. New Delhi has yet to make a final decision regarding a price cap.