Lithuania’s pharmacies to be legislatively obliged to sell cheaper medications

  • 2017-02-08
  • BNS/TBT Staff
In an effort to encourage pharmacies to offer clients the least expensive suitable medication, pharmacies in Lithuania will be obliged to issue a certain amount of inexpensive medications. “Agreements between territorial patients’ funds and pharmacies envisage a possibility to issue a certain amount of the least expensive medications, this would then promote more rational consumption and use of cheaper medication,” Health Vice-Minister Kristina Garuoliene said. Plans were also presented at the ministry to revise the existing scheme, which curren...
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