Tag: Premium Pricing Strategy

Colorado bill relies on transparency to lower health care prices, critics say it might not work | Denver Post

Colorado bill relies on transparency to lower health care prices, critics say it might not work | Denver Post

Let’s say you need a colonoscopy. (Sorry about that.) And let’s also say you know there’s one hospital in Colorado that quotes a price of more than $5,000 for the procedure and several that quote a price of around $1,500 and a couple more that come in with prices under $1,000. Would you choose to […]

Express Scripts Targets New Migraine Drugs to Change U.S. Pricing Dynamic | P&T Community

Express Scripts Targets New Migraine Drugs to Change U.S. Pricing Dynamic | P&T Community

The largest U.S. manager of prescription benefits is telling drug-makers that the current pricing model is broken and is taking aim at Amgen and other makers of new migraine medicines to try and fix it, according to a Reuters report. Express Scripts told Reuters it is pressing them to forego the usual strategy of setting […]

Express Scripts’ plan to change drug pricing dynamic | Fox Business

Express Scripts’ plan to change drug pricing dynamic | Fox Business

Express Scripts told Reuters it is pressing them to give up on the usual plan of setting a high U.S. list price, then lowering the cost for health plans through hefty rebates. It is also seeking a refund if the drugs don’t work within a defined timeframe. That would also bring down costs. Wall Street […]

Toyota Makes It Really Hard Not To Choose The Hybrid Version Of The 2019 Avalon | Forbes

Toyota Makes It Really Hard Not To Choose The Hybrid Version Of The 2019 Avalon | Forbes

“If you look back, historically at Avalon, we peaked at about 25 percent hybrid,” she said. “That was several years ago, when our value relationship was closer to where we’re coming in now, so we would expect to see that 15 percent grow with the value story that everyone will be hearing about.” One possible […]

U.S. fund managers brace for trade war with focus on pricing power | Reuters

U.S. fund managers brace for trade war with focus on pricing power | Reuters

A trade war between the two countries would lop 0.7 percent off of the U.S. GDP and push inflation up 0.1 percent, according to estimates from MSCI. That, in turn, would sink U.S. stocks by about 5 percent, the firm estimates, a fall it says may already be priced into the market. Should other countries […]

Manchester United fans furious with FA Cup final ticket pricing | Manchester Evening News

Manchester United fans furious with FA Cup final ticket pricing | Manchester Evening News

However, some fans will have to pay as much as £145 for a ticket, an increase of £65 on what the same seats cost for the semi-final victory over Tottenham. Supporters were already disgruntled after learning tickets for the semi-final were increased to a record cost this season, with some prices having risen for the […]

4 Big Opportunities for Entrepreneurs to Help the U.S. Healthcare System Save Money | Entrepreneur

4 Big Opportunities for Entrepreneurs to Help the U.S. Healthcare System Save Money | Entrepreneur

4. Switch to strategic pricing. Healthcare systems need to stay up-to-date with technology while keeping costs down. The main cost areas would be maintaining the electronic records system, as well as having not just the latest, but most practical technology. This will require working with management to create suitable capital budgets. The healthcare system will have to […]

Right Price For Brands | mydigitalfc

Right Price For Brands | mydigitalfc

The key to correcting the pricing problem is not to change the price. It is to establish policies that create an expectation of price integrity and to pay the sales force to sell value rather than volume. Part of the reason that pricing is misused and poorly understood is the common practice of making it […]

States Stepping into the Breach on Drug-Pricing Transparency | Lexology

States Stepping into the Breach on Drug-Pricing Transparency | Lexology

In recent months President Trump, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, and Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar have all spoken publicly about the need to lower prescription drug prices and make the pricing models used by the nation’s drug manufacturers more transparent to consumers.  While at the federal level there has been […]

Federal Court Calls State’s Law Against Price-Gouging ‘Unconstitutional’ | NPR

Federal Court Calls State’s Law Against Price-Gouging ‘Unconstitutional’ | NPR

States are continuing to do battle with budget-busting prices of prescription drugs. But a recent federal court decision could limit the tools available to them — underscoring the challenge states face as, in the absence of federal action, they attempt on their own to take on the powerful drug industry. The 2-to-1 ruling Friday by […]