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Threshold values for mark-ups in wholesale and retail trade of medicinal products and the procedure for their implementation

Issuer:Government
Type:regulation
In force from:01.01.2011
In force until: In force
Translation published:28.03.2016

Threshold values for mark-ups in wholesale and retail trade of medicinal products and the procedure for their implementation

Passed 21.02.2005 No. 36
RT I 2005, 12, 55
Entry into force 01.03.2005

Amended by the following legal instruments (show)

PassedPublishedEntry into force
23.08.2010RT I 2010, 60, 40701.01.2011

This Regulation is established on the basis of subsection 15 (1) of the Medicinal Products Act.

Chapter 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS 

§ 1.  Scope of application

  This Regulation establishes the threshold values for mark-ups in wholesale and retail trade of medicinal products and the procedure for their implementation.

Chapter 2 PROCEDURE FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF THRESHOLD VALUES FOR MARK-UPS 

§ 2.  Mark-ups in wholesale trade of medicinal products

 (1) Proportionate mark-ups shall be applied in wholesale trade of medicinal products. The threshold values of mark-ups are provided in the Annex.

 (2) The mark-up in wholesale trade of medicinal products shall not exceed EUR 6.39 per sales packaging.
[RT I 2010, 60, 407 - entry into force 01.01.2011]

§ 3.  Mark-ups in retail trade of medicinal products

 (1) Proportionate and fixed mark-ups shall be applied in retail trade of medicinal products. The threshold values of mark-ups are provided in the Annex.

 (2) The mark-up in retail trade of medicinal products shall not exceed EUR 6.39 per sales packaging.
[RT I 2010, 60, 407 - entry into force 01.01.2011]

 (3) The mark-up of medicinal products prepared as magistral formulae and medicinal products prepared as officinal formulae shall consist of proportionate mark-up and fixed mark-up. The proportionate mark-up shall not exceed 50 % of the total cost of the ingredients and packaging of the medicinal product. The fixed mark-up shall not exceed EUR 0.96 per sales packaging.
[RT I 2010, 60, 407 - entry into force 01.01.2011]

§ 4.  Retail trade of medicinal products to family physicians, social welfare institutions and hospitals

  For retail trade of medicinal products to social welfare institutions and hospitals, the retail price of medicinal products with a retail price lower than EUR 3.20 shall be multiplied with a coefficient of 0.85 and the retail price of medicinal products with a retail price between EUR 3.20 and EUR 31.96 with a coefficient of 0.9. In retail trade of medicinal products to family physicians, these coefficients shall only apply to retail trade of vaccines.
[RT I 2010, 60, 407 - entry into force 01.01.2011]

§ 5.  Sale of medicinal products by wholesaler to wholesaler or by pharmacy to pharmacy

  When medicinal products are sold by a wholesaler to a wholesaler or by a pharmacy to a pharmacy, the total mark-up applied by the buyer and seller shall not exceed the threshold values for mark-ups provided in the Annex and, in case of medicinal products prepared as magistral formulae, the threshold values for mark-ups provided in subsection 3 (3).

Chapter 3 IMPLEMENTING PROVISION 

§ 6.  Entry into force of the Regulation

  The Regulation shall enter into force on 1 March 2005.

Annex to the Government of the Republic Regulation No 36, 21 February 2005, "Threshold values for mark-ups in wholesale and retail trade of medicinal products and the procedure for their implementation"(in the wording of the Government of the Republic Regulation No 118, 23 August 2010, "Amendment of the Government of the Republic regulations in connection with the introduction of the euro")[RT I 2010, 60, 407 – entry into force 01.01.2011]
THRESHOLD VALUES FOR MARK-UPS IN WHOLESALE AND RETAIL TRADE OF MEDICINAL PRODUCTS

1. Threshold value for mark-ups in wholesale trade of medicinal products:
Purchase price of original (in EUR)Threshold value for mark-up (%)
up to 1.6020
1.61-2.8815
2.89-6.3910
6.40-12.785
over 12.783

2. Threshold value for mark-ups in retail trade of medicinal products:
Purchase price of original (in EUR)Threshold value for mark-up
Proportionate mark-up (%)Fixed mark-up (in EUR)
up to 0.6400.38
0.65-1.28400.38
1.29-1.92350
1.93-2.56300
2.57-3.20250
3.21-6.39200
6.40-44.74150
over 44.7405.11
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