The centralized procurement of 5 types of high-value medical consumables will be completed before the end of the year, reducing the burden of medical

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Update time : 2020-09-17 10:51:32
The centralized procurement of 5 types of high-value medical consumables will be completed before the end of the year, reducing the burden of medical expenses

Medical Network News on September 17 "To effectively reduce the burden of medical expenses for the masses, Shandong releases good news again. On September 14, the executive meeting of the Shandong Provincial Government reviewed and approved the "Shandong Province Drug and High-value Medical Consumables Centralized Purchase Implementation Plan" (hereinafter referred to as the "Plan"). In order to implement the requirements of the "Plan", Shandong will speed up the selection of five types of high-value medical consumables for centralized procurement and complete the procurement by the end of the year.
 
The "Plan" clarifies that all public medical institutions in the province and military medical institutions in Shandong participate in the centralized procurement of drugs and high-value medical consumables. Other medical institutions and retail pharmacies are encouraged to actively participate in the procurement period of no less than one year.
 
The range of varieties starts from focusing on drugs and high-value medical consumables that the masses report high prices, large amounts of medical institutions, and a wide range of patients, and gradually expand.
 
The "Plan" requires that medical institutions carry out mass purchases in accordance with the selected price and agreed procurement volume, and the agreed procurement volume shall not be less than 50% of the reported volume of the medical institution. To change the previous inefficient practice of separately signing contracts between pharmaceutical institutions and pharmaceutical companies, the procurement consortium of each city will sign contracts with pharmaceutical companies for purchase and sale of quantities.
 
The centralized procurement of drugs and medical consumables such as oxygen mask, foley catheter etc implements direct settlement between the medical insurance fund and the pharmaceutical company, and the payment is completed within 30 days, which fundamentally solves a series of problems caused by the default of payment by medical institutions.
 
The selected drugs shall be paid with the selected price as the medical insurance payment standard. For non-selected drugs whose prices are lower than or equal to the price selected by the same review group, the actual price shall be used as the payment standard. For non-selected drugs that are higher than the selected price, the individual pays first by 10%, and guide patients and medical institutions to choose the selected product.
 
In order to alleviate the financial pressure of medical institutions and mobilize the enthusiasm of medical institutions, the "Plan" clearly stipulates that before direct settlement is realized, the medical insurance fund shall pay medical institutions no less than 50% of the contractual amount of the selected products; at the same time, designated medical institutions shall be concentrated The medical insurance funds retained in the purchase balance can be used for expenditures of relevant personnel in accordance with the principle of comprehensive budget.
 
In terms of departmental responsibilities, the "Plan" clarifies the responsibilities of relevant departments in procurement, implementation, supply protection, quality supervision, payment and settlement, credit management, combating illegal operations and price violations, etc., to ensure that various policies are implemented. Real place.
 
In order to implement the requirements of the "Plan", the Provincial Medical Insurance Bureau recently launched the province's first batch of drugs and high-value medical consumables for centralized procurement, and selected the first batch of 40 drug varieties for the national drug market, covering cardiovascular, cerebrovascular, and digestive , Respiratory, Oncology and other clinical disciplines, are currently the provinces with the largest number of centralized procurement of drugs in one-time purchases at the provincial level. At the same time, speed up the selection of 5 types of high-value medical consumables for centralized procurement and complete the procurement before the end of the year.