|Distribution Model||Main Procedure|
|Medicine-tied distributor||Qualified distributors share the task of delivery of medicines, each delivering certain numbers of medicines. Only one distributor is allowed for each type of medicines.||
If established contracts between a supplier and the listed distributors exist, they remain valid.|
Those distributors are eligible to deliver the medicines specified in their contracts. Suppliers can also enter into a new contract with those who do not have an existing contract, for distributing certain types of medicines.
|Recipient-tied distributor||One distributor is selected by a primary care institution (from those nominated by suppliers and selected by local government) to deliver all of its ordered medicines.||Existing contracts remain valid between a supplier and the listed distributors. A supplier has to establish a new contract with the listed distributors if no valid contract exists.|
|Recipient-medicine-tied distributor||A supplier nominates two distributors for each of its supplied medicines. The primary care institution chooses one of them as a distributor for the specified type of medicines.||A supplier nominates two distributors (from the panel list of government approved distributors) for each of its medicines; once accepted, the supplier enters into a contract with the distributors for delivering the specified medicine.|