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Forbes Healthcare Summit Sparks Conversations About Pricing, Innovation in Pharma | BioSpace

Forbes Healthcare Summit Sparks Conversations About Pricing, Innovation in Pharma | BioSpace

Another point that was raised during the summit was what the future neighborhood drugstore may look like. Larry Murlow, CEO of CVS, said that the retail space of the neighborhood stores will likely be dedicated to other services in the future as it moves to change the healthcare model. Murlow suggested that the future drugstore won’t […]

Could retroactive DIR fees become a thing of the past? | American Pharmacists Association

Could retroactive DIR fees become a thing of the past? | American Pharmacists Association

Under CMS proposed rule, price concessions would be reflected at point of sale APhA and other pharmacy groups hailed a CMS proposed rule that, if finalized, would pass drug price concessions directly to Medicare Advantage (MA) and Part D beneficiaries at the pharmacy counter. The proposed rule would account for pharmacy price concessions, also known […]

Odeon defends £40 hi-tech cinema prices | BBC News

Odeon defends £40 hi-tech cinema prices | BBC News

Odeon has responded to criticism over the prices it is charging for seats at its new hi-tech cinema in London, where tickets will cost up to £40. It told the BBC the prices were similar to tickets for theatre or live sports. The newly refurbished Odeon Leicester Square will re-open later this month, showing Mary […]

Price Transparency at the Point of Care Boosts Patient Savings and Prescriber Efficiency | Business Wire

Price Transparency at the Point of Care Boosts Patient Savings and Prescriber Efficiency | Business Wire

ARLINGTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Surescripts released new data revealing the significant impact of its benefit optimization tools, which have realized measurable cost and time savings for patients and providers. Prescribers utilizing Surescripts Real-Time Prescription Benefit saved patients as much as $8,032 in out-of-pocket costs on a single prescription. Further, when prescribing a medication requiring a prior authorization […]

How price transparency could affect anesthesia practices — 5 takeaways | Becker’s ASC Review

How price transparency could affect anesthesia practices — 5 takeaways | Becker’s ASC Review

As the federal government pushes for increased price transparency, anesthesia practices should prepare to see volume changes at their facilities, according to Anesthesia Business Consultants President and CEO Tony Mira. Here are five takeaways: 1. With patients’ out-of-pocket costs growing, the federal government has made price transparency a top priority. … 4. With this tool, […]

GOP balks at Trump drug pricing plan | TheHill

GOP balks at Trump drug pricing plan | TheHill

Republican opposition is building to a proposal from President Trump to lower drug prices in Medicare. The rare break between Trump and Republican allies follows an aggressive step from the president in October that would tie certain Medicare drug prices to lower prices in other countries, a departure from the traditional GOP position. A coalition of […]

Just What the Doctor Ordered: The Case for Drug Price Controls | Harvard Political Review

Just What the Doctor Ordered: The Case for Drug Price Controls | Harvard Political Review

Unlike many biological diseases, however, this tragic phenomenon has a readily identifiable cause and, potentially, set of cures. When patients who failed to fill out their prescriptions were asked to provide a reason for doing so in a 2017 NPR Health Poll, 67 percent of respondents cited high cost, a number which rose to a staggering […]

Spotlight on drug pricing could be catalyst for change in US biosimilar landscape | Endpoints News

Spotlight on drug pricing could be catalyst for change in US biosimilar landscape | Endpoints News

While biosim­i­lar mak­ers have long es­tab­lished them­selves in Eu­rope, only a few copy­cat ver­sions of bi­o­log­ics have launched in the nascent US mar­ket, which is be­gin­ning to show signs of ma­tur­ing, but is com­pli­cated by a re­im­burse­ment land­scape frac­tured by mul­ti­ple play­ers. The spot­light on drug pric­ing, how­ever, may at long last pro­vide the cat­a­lyst for […]

Gov. Brown extends price-gouging ban |  The Press Democrat

Gov. Brown extends price-gouging ban | The Press Democrat

Gov. Jerry Brown has extended a program that seeks to protect renters by banning price gouging in eight counties devastated by the October 2017 wildfires. Brown signed the order on Wednesday before the ban was slated to end on Dec. 4. The new order will remain in effect until May 31. It caps annual rent […]

Ticket price gouging: Crackdown on scalping coming under Labor government | NEWS AU

Ticket price gouging: Crackdown on scalping coming under Labor government | NEWS AU

Bill Shorten has promised to crack down on the “growing scourge” of ticket gouging, which is increasingly robbing fans of the chance to attend major events. Labor says it will introduce a national ban on the use of ticket-buying bot software, which it estimates accounts for as much as 30 per cent of the traffic […]