Main Article Content
The article discusses the legal nature of price regulation for medicines, meaning of pharmaceutical products, the role and functions of the state, factors affecting price regulation, and analyzes the legal framework and requirements for setting prices in the Republic of Uzbekistan. This material conducts a comparative analysis of the reference price regulation with the previous system of medicine price regulation in Uzbekistan. The article pays attention to the structure of the formula for determining the purchase price of medicine in Uzbekistan, reveals the main possible ways of abuse by sellers (applicants), the shortcomings of the new system.
The article analyzes that the reference pricing system adopted bymany countries aims to save public funds for health care. The article also analyzes that in the Republic of Kazakhstan state regulation is carried out in relation to the prices of medicines and medical products purchased within the guaranteed volume of free medical care and in the system of compulsory social health insurance, as well as for medicines sold in bulk and in retail.
The author of the article proposes to apply the system of reference pricing within the framework of free medical care and to regulate prices taking into account the interests of entrepreneurs.