ChinaBio Today Release: Beijing Starts Zero-Markup Policy on Drugs from Local Hospital

Published: Jul 06, 2012

by Richard Daverman, PhD

July 5, 2012 -- On July 1, Beijing started its first trial of the zero-markup policy for drugs sold by hospital pharmacies at the Beijing Friendship Hospital. The zero-markup policy was one of China’s healthcare reform initiatives. To replace the income, the hospital increased the cost of consulting with a specialist. More details....

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