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Donald Trump says ‘favored-nations clause’ on drug prices is on its way | UPI

Donald Trump says ‘favored-nations clause’ on drug prices is on its way | UPI

July 5 (UPI) — President Donald Trump on Friday said his administration intends to announce a plan to decrease prescription drug costs based on the lowest price other countries pay. He called it a “favored-nations clause.” “As you know, for years and years, other nations paid less for drugs than we do,” he told reporters […]

Stores deny allegations of price gouging after Dayton-area tornadoes [Video] | WBNS-10TV Columbus, Ohio

Stores deny allegations of price gouging after Dayton-area tornadoes [Video] | WBNS-10TV Columbus, Ohio

In response to an open records request by 10 Investigates, the Ohio Attorney General’s Office sent 10TV data showing it received 31 storm-related complaints — nearly all about price-gouging following the storms that struck the Dayton-area in late May. A 10 Investigates review of those complaints found 11 occurred at the AM-PM convenience store off […]

Five Questions About Price Transparency [Video] | AAF

Five Questions About Price Transparency [Video] | AAF

This week, Christopher Holt explains in a brief video the intention behind encouraging price transparency in health care — as well as the challenges that come with such transparency. CHART REVIEW Tara O’Neill Hayes, Deputy Director of Health Care Policy Congress is considering reforms to the Medicare Part D benefit structure, including potentially changing the […]

Trump administration preparing drug price executive order | CNBC

Trump administration preparing drug price executive order | CNBC

President Donald Trump said Friday he’s preparing an executive order declaring a “favored nations clause” for drug prices, where the U.S. will pay no more than the country with the lowest prescription drug prices. “As you know for years and years other nations pay less for drugs than we do,” Trump told reporters on the […]

New State Law Aiming To Lower Prescription Drug Prices Takes Effect | CBS Baltimore

New State Law Aiming To Lower Prescription Drug Prices Takes Effect | CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A state law taking effect in Maryland Monday will take on large pharmaceutical companies by creating a prescription drug affordability board tasked with tackling rising prescription costs. Board members will be fighting to make prescription drugs more affordable in the state, including putting a cap on prices for some medications. The law […]

Autos and Taxis will get a fair hike, Ola/Uber surge pricing to be capped | ThePOST24

Autos and Taxis will get a fair hike, Ola/Uber surge pricing to be capped | ThePOST24

Mumbai Transport will get a major overhaul as the transport department has decided to hike the fare of Autos and Taxi by Rs 2 for both the modes of Mumbai Transport. BEST has already got an approval from its Managing committee and will decrease the minimum fare to ₹ 5 as suggested by BMC Commissioner […]

How Can Providers Support Meaningful Price Transparency for Consumers? | HIT

How Can Providers Support Meaningful Price Transparency for Consumers? | HIT

So, where does consumerism intersect price with transparency? The short answer is “everywhere” and the longer answer shows that most patients remain “passive” consumers of healthcare, especially when the patient is an established and frequent user of services.3 When we think about how this impacts overage consumption of care, patients who have a level of […]

Pelosi wants feds to negotiate drug prices — even for private insurers | the ct mirror

Pelosi wants feds to negotiate drug prices — even for private insurers | the ct mirror

Democrats hash out a proposal empowering the federal government’s top health official to negotiate lower drug prices, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is taking it a step further and pushing a plan that could benefit even those Americans with private health insurance. A draft plan spearheaded, but not yet released, by Pelosi and other House Democratic […]

Vallejo takes steps to prevent ‘price gouging’ at rental properties | Daily Republic

Vallejo takes steps to prevent ‘price gouging’ at rental properties | Daily Republic

VALLEJO — An emergency proclamation to prevent price gouging and cap annual rental increases at 10 percent has been issued by the city, according to a statement released Friday. Valley City Manager Greg Nyhoff signed the proclamation Thursday. It went into effect immediately. The proclamation is consistent with an executive order first issued by then-Gov. […]

Whistleblower in Cargill swaps case gets $2.5M award | StarTribune

Whistleblower in Cargill swaps case gets $2.5M award | StarTribune

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission on Tuesday awarded $2.5 million to a whistleblower who exposed misleading pricing at Cargill related to swap trades. In 2017, the agency fined Cargill $10 million after an investigation found the company provided misleading information to customers on thousands of complex swaps. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) said […]