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Trump abandons proposal that would have ended certain drug rebates | STAT

Trump abandons proposal that would have ended certain drug rebates | STAT

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Wednesday abandoned one of its signature drug-pricing efforts: a ban on many of the rebates that drug companies pay to pharmacy benefit managers under Medicare. A White House spokesman confirmed the news to STAT after it was first reported by Axios. “Based on careful analysis and thorough consideration, the […]

White House Pulls the Plug on Proposed Drug-Rebate Overhaul | Bloomberg

White House Pulls the Plug on Proposed Drug-Rebate Overhaul | Bloomberg

The White House abandoned a push to end rebates paid to middlemen who negotiate drug prices on behalf of health insurers, a move that could turn scrutiny back on how drugmakers themselves set prices. President Donald Trump has made lowering prescription-drug costs a top priority of his administration, and ending rebates was seen as a […]

White House Pulls the Plug on Proposed Drug-Rebate Overhaul | Bloomberg

White House Pulls the Plug on Proposed Drug-Rebate Overhaul | Bloomberg

The White House abandoned a push to end rebates paid to middlemen who negotiate drug prices on behalf of health insurers, a move that could turn scrutiny back on how drugmakers themselves set prices. President Donald Trump has made lowering prescription-drug costs a top priority of his administration, and ending rebates was seen as a […]

Pricer’s Points: How to price – People | Jon Poley

Pricer’s Points: How to price – People | Jon Poley

This article is about getting your people and organisation right to optimise your pricing. Following articles on Governance and Strategy, it’s the next most important pillar in the series “How to price” looking at how to deliver your organisation’s pricing ambitions. Have someone wake up thinking about pricing every day. Outside of insurance and a […]

Airbnb comes clean on pricing after enforcement action threat | The Irish Times

Airbnb comes clean on pricing after enforcement action threat | The Irish Times

Airbnb has amended the way it presents pricing information to consumers after the European Commission took it to task for not being transparent enough on the total cost of bookings. The commission said the online home share company had agreed to clarify the way it presents accommodation offers on its platform to ensure it complies […]

Whole Foods grocery prices haven’t notably decreased since Amazon acquisition, study finds | Consumer Affairs

Whole Foods grocery prices haven’t notably decreased since Amazon acquisition, study finds | Consumer Affairs

In the two years since Amazon acquired Whole Foods, the average cost of groceries for Prime members who shop at chain has dropped a mere ten dollars, according to a study released Wednesday by Gordon Haskett Research Advisors. After purchasing Whole Foods in 2017 for $13.7 billion, Amazon set out to help the notoriously pricey […]

Price Controls Best Way to Cut Health Costs, Economists Say | Medpage Today

Price Controls Best Way to Cut Health Costs, Economists Say | Medpage Today

WASHINGTON — Are price controls really the best solution to lower healthcare costs? “I’m a card-carrying economist — my card may be revoked, [but] I’ll just say ‘Yes,’” said Dan Polsky, PhD, professor of health economics at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, speaking Monday at an event on U.S. health spending sponsored by the Robert […]

Job: Principle Pricing Analyst | Worldpay

Job: Principle Pricing Analyst | Worldpay

Description Principle Pricing Analyst The Company Worldpay is a global payments leader powering international commerce with deep fintech expertise and a shared passion for our customers. Whether in-store, online, or on a mobile device, we process over 40 billion transactions annually and offer more than 300 payment methods supporting 126 currencies across 146 countries. It’s […]

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Judge axes price disclosure rule for drug ads | Modern Healthcare

Judge axes price disclosure rule for drug ads | Modern Healthcare

The Trump administration cannot force drug manufacturers to disclose prices in their pharmaceutical ads to consumers, a federal judge ruled Monday. U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta said HHS didn’t have the authority to require drugmakers to publish list prices, a blow to the administration’s strategy to curb pharmaceutical costs. The agency hoped the final rule […]

Elon Musk: Tesla will stop selling cars [Update: at consumer pricing] once full self-driving is solved | Electrek

Elon Musk: Tesla will stop selling cars [Update: at consumer pricing] once full self-driving is solved | Electrek

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been talking a lot about Tesla Network lately, part of Tesla’s “Master Plan, Part Deux” which will enable Tesla cars with full self-driving hardware to operate as autonomous robotaxis to generate revenue for owners and for Tesla itself. This is all still a ways off, but that hasn’t stopped Musk […]