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BIO CEO Warns About Government Pricing Measures at CLSA Event | BioSpace

BIO CEO Warns About Government Pricing Measures at CLSA Event | BioSpace

When it comes to potential pricing controls of the pharmaceutical industry, Jim Greenwood, chief executive officer of BIO, grimly stated that “nothing good” was going on in the halls of power in Washington, D.C. Addressing a crowd of stakeholders at the California Life Sciences Association’s “An Evening with Thought Leaders,” Greenwood noted that with national […]

U.S. lawmakers push Mylan, Teva over drug pricing probe | Reuters

U.S. lawmakers push Mylan, Teva over drug pricing probe | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The head of the U.S. House of Representative’s oversight panel on Wednesday called on three drugmakers to turn over documents as part of an ongoing congressional review over generic drug price increases and accused the companies of “apparent efforts to stonewall” the probe. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries in […]

Etsy Helps UK Sellers Compete in US with Dual Pricing Tool | ecommerce bytes

Etsy Helps UK Sellers Compete in US with Dual Pricing Tool | ecommerce bytes

Etsy wants to help UK sellers compete in the US and will launch a new dual-pricing tool this week, according to the company’s Chief Financial Officer Rachel Glaser. It’s more expensive for international sellers to ship cross-border than it is domestically. But because of Etsy’s new free-shipping initiative where it penalizes sellers who don’t offer […]

Value-based drug pricing makes sense, but is difficult to pull off | DrugPatentWatch

Value-based drug pricing makes sense, but is difficult to pull off | DrugPatentWatch

It’s hard not to like the notion of value-based pricing for prescription drugs. It aims to ensure that the prices we pay for drugs reflect the benefits they provide, either in terms of longer life or better quality of life. And what could be more American than letting the market determine the right price through the intersection […]

Teva, Mylan and Heritage are stonewalling pricing probe, US lawmakers say | S&P Global Market Intelligence

Teva, Mylan and Heritage are stonewalling pricing probe, US lawmakers say | S&P Global Market Intelligence

U.S. House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., a presidential candidate, reignited their probe into three generic-drug manufacturers’ pricing practices and accused the companies of stonewalling the lawmakers’ 2014 congressional investigation. “Obstructing or evading a congressional investigation, including withholding or concealing information, is a violation of federal law,” […]

Bringing transparency to the notion of price transparency | STAT

Bringing transparency to the notion of price transparency | STAT

Health care price transparency is making headlines again. In late July, in accord with a recent presidential executive order, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued a proposed rule requiring hospitals to make more price information publicly available. The growing interest in price transparency isn’t limited to one side of the aisle or one […]

President Trump: Let traditional healthcare economics work | pennlive.com

President Trump: Let traditional healthcare economics work | pennlive.com

In recent weeks President Trump has floated a new rule that would require health care providers such as hospitals and doctors to publicly provide a price list of their services. This plan to improve so-called “price and quality transparency in American healthcare” sounds good at first blush, but it is important to think through the […]

Merkley | Americans have been ripped off by drug companies for too long | East Oregonian

Merkley | Americans have been ripped off by drug companies for too long | East Oregonian

Every year, I hold a town hall in every Oregon county. From coast to grasslands, Gorge to high desert, blue to red, there is one consistent issue that Oregonians ask me to address — the price of prescription drugs. Albert, in Linn County, pays $800 per dose for his wife’s immunosuppressant medication. I don’t know […]

Health Care Price Transparency: Reality or Mirage? | Managed Healthcare Executive

Health Care Price Transparency: Reality or Mirage? | Managed Healthcare Executive

On June 24, 2019, President Trump signed the Executive Order on Improving Price and Quality Transparency in American Healthcare to Put Patients First. The stated goal of the Order is to lower health care costs by providing patients with more cost information, in particular for “shoppable” services (i.e., services provided by numerous providers that patients can […]

Hertz and Avis Double Down on Ridehailing Strategy | Skift

Hertz and Avis Double Down on Ridehailing Strategy | Skift

Car rental companies Hertz and Avis have been investing in technology and alternative services to weather the advent of ridehailing apps. Although the efforts are still in early stages, they show signs of growing success. The Hertz Corporation posted solid results Wednesday for the second quarter of 2019, driven by increased pricing from its three […]