Supervisory Office found serious violations in the work of pharmacies in Russia: in almost all regions showed a significant overstatement of the retail price of medicines included in the list of vital and essential medicines.Supervisory agencies have identified serious violations in the work of pharmacies in Russia: in almost all regions showed a significant overstatement of the retail price of medicines included in the list of vital and essential medicines.
"In all regions of the Russian Federation revealed the facts of exceeding the actual retail price of the maximum retail prices, calculated on the basis of the most recorded in selling prices of producers and limit allowances established subjects", - said Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Zhukov at a meeting with headsregions of the country.
According to him, "in some regions of individual drugs excess of the cost is five times or more."Vice Prime Minister stressed that the government has fixed March 31 for Roszdravnadzor and the Federal Tari
Zhukov stressed that in the sales area of pharmacy chains has not yet appeared on the marginal cost prices information."Please assign in each subject of the Russian Federation in charge of deputy heads of the region so that they directly supervise matters relating to price controls and the provision of medicines", - he said.
Moreover, Zhukov said that in some regions, it was also found the lack of some important drugs.According to him, this is due to the fact that many sellers simply do not have time to bring their prices in line with the law, according to Itar-Tass.
"I want to draw the attention of regional leaders that the result of your work in the field of drug supply of the population will be considered as one of the key indicators of the overall performance of the regional leaders I think this issue should be given maximum attention." - Concluded Zhukov.
Vice Prime Minister expressed confidence that the prices of medicines are not only economic, market, and, above all, a social factor that influences the level of stability in general.In turn, the head of Health Minister Tatyana Golikova has demanded - in cases of violations of the law in the pharmacy - deprived of their licenses.In addition, she reported that the population of all regions should receive timely information on the marginal cost of medicines to be able to compare it with the real prices in pharmacies.