Pricing News Daily > 10/8/18

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A Tough Negotiator Proves Employers Can Bargain Down Health Care Prices | WUTC

A Tough Negotiator Proves Employers Can Bargain Down Health Care Prices | WUTC

A showdown with Montana’s hospitals Bartlett arrived in Helena, the state capital, in fall 2014 as an outsider navigating a minefield of established relationships. From the start, she knew she would have to tackle the staggering bills from the state’s hospitals, which made up the largest chunk of the plan’s expenses. It wouldn’t be popular […]

 

Trading Bots Used To Manipulate Cryptocurrency Prices – Wall Street Journal | Smartereum

Trading Bots Used To Manipulate Cryptocurrency Prices – Wall Street Journal | Smartereum

Price manipulations have been a major concern in cryptocurrency markets and have adversely affected the growth of the sector as well as regulatory acceptance of cryptos. The Wall Street Journal in an article on Tuesday, October 2, echoed this concern claiming that specialized automated robots are responsible for bitcoin price manipulations. The media outlet sampled the opinions […]

 

Farmers and Minister cite need for increased beef price transparency 03 October 2018 Free | The Farmers Journal

Farmers and Minister cite need for increased beef price transparency 03 October 2018 Free | The Farmers Journal

Minister Michael Creed has asked Bord Bia to conduct a detailed examination of beef market dynamics as farmers called for increased price transparency. The Minister made the announcement as he chaired the 12th beef forum, which took place without farmer representation, with the IFA protesting outside. Speaking at the protest, Angus Wood chair of the […]

 

‘Factories have torn the hell out of prices’: Farmers march on Kildare St to protest beef prices | The Journal

‘Factories have torn the hell out of prices’: Farmers march on Kildare St to protest beef prices | The Journal

THE IRISH FARMERS Association have called on the Minister for Agriculture to provide additional support for the beef sector in next Tuesday’s budget. The IFA organised a protest today to highlight that factories have cut beef prices to “loss-making” levels while prices rise in the UK market. The protest brought livestock farmers from around the country to Kildare Street, […]

 

Intermountain’s Liljenquist on price transparency, insulin and having 3 brothers with diabetes | Healthcare Dive

Intermountain’s Liljenquist on price transparency, insulin and having 3 brothers with diabetes | Healthcare Dive

As Intermountain Healthcare looks to upend the status quo by launching its own generic drug manufacturing firm, the health system is hoping the deal forces more transparency in the industry. Healthcare Dive chatted with Dan Liljenquist, the man leading the charge behind Civica Rx, about the status of the nonprofit drug venture as it looks to […]

 

MoviePass Is Trying to Reinstate Lapsed Subscribers—Whether They Like It Or Not | Mental Floss

MoviePass Is Trying to Reinstate Lapsed Subscribers—Whether They Like It Or Not | Mental Floss

Just because you opted to cancel your MoviePass account when the company raised its prices recently doesn’t mean the company is done with you. The beleaguered movie ticket subscription service seems to be restarting the memberships of customers who have already canceled or let their subscriptions lapse, according to Lifehacker and Business Insider. Some former […]

 

How Much Could You Actually Save by Not Owning a Car? | Yahoo! Finance

How Much Could You Actually Save by Not Owning a Car? | Yahoo! Finance

Is it Cheaper to Take Grab Rides Instead of Driving? Our research and calculations indicate that the average Singaporean would save about S$580 per year by taking Grab rides instead of driving their own car. We reached this conclusion by using Grab’s rates and our own estimates about average travelling behavior in Singapore. First, we […]

 

Disney’s New Pricing Strategy Meets Mixed Feelings | GET

Disney’s New Pricing Strategy Meets Mixed Feelings | GET

A new pricing system at Disney is being met with mixed reactions. Insiders were already on alert when Disney announced that it would be introducing seasonal pricing two years ago. That move used a demand-based system to set the cost for one-day tickets at Disney parks. Many believed that seasonal pricing was merely making way […]

 

 

Events and Resources

Fall Pricing Workshops & Conference | PPS

Date: October 23-26, 2018

Location: Renaissance Dallas Addison Hotel in Addison, TX

Please make plans to join us and well over 450 of your peers for the best event anywhere. We will be in Dallas, TX,October 23-26, 2018.

Don’t miss out on the Early Bird Discount (When 2 people from the same firm register at the same time (item of equal or lesser value), the 3rd registrant can attend FREE of charge). Offer expires September 14th!

 

14th Annual PPS European & Global Pricing Conference & Workshops | PPS

Date: November 28-30, 2018

Location: Mövenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre in Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Professional Pricing Society team and I are very proud to announce that we will be returning to Amsterdam for our next great event – The 14th Annual PPS European & Global Pricing Conference & Workshops held 28-30 November.

Conference keynotes, breakout sessions, and networking opportunities highlight the conference day on 30 November; While 28-29 November will be used for workshop days to help you enhance your pricing knowledge.

 

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