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The billable hour is coming to an end, thanks to AI and analytics | Raconteur

The billable hour is coming to an end, thanks to AI and analytics | Raconteur

“Law firms are looking for different ways to charge for their services, especially in the corporate market where clients are just not accepting the old way of billing,” says Dani McCormick, director of solutions at Lexis Nexis. Billable hour alternatives price up value, rather than time spent The billable hour has long been the bedrock of how […]

On health care, Dems go from running to baby steps | fltimes

On health care, Dems go from running to baby steps | fltimes

Lowering drug prices is a top priority for House Democrats and President Donald Trump. Leaders of both parties identified this issue last week as a possible area for bipartisanship. But Democrats’ more ambitious plans, like allowing Medicare to negotiate drug prices, aren’t expected to advance in the Republican Senate. Instead, issues like increasing transparency or […]

92% of Providers Concerned About Hospital Price Transparency Rule | RevCycle Intelligence

92% of Providers Concerned About Hospital Price Transparency Rule | RevCycle Intelligence

About 43 percent are also unsure how they will publish their pricing information to comply with the CMS hospital price transparency rule by Jan. 1, 2019. November 12, 2018 – Ninety-two percent of healthcare providers are concerned about the new hospital price transparency requirement recently finalized by CMS, a new poll shows. CMS finalized the hospital […]

A tale of healthcare transparency | New Hampshire Business Review

A tale of healthcare transparency | New Hampshire Business Review

‘Sticker price’ I tentatively signed up for the procedure, scheduled in two weeks, the Friday before Columbus Day. Then, armed with procedure codes, I proceeded to do my homework. First, I called the cost information number on the urologist’s pre-op literature. I got a message inviting me to leave a voicemail with my procedure number […]

Can you ask your mechanic for better pricing? | Driving

Can you ask your mechanic for better pricing? | Driving

For example, Napa lists almost 20 different front brake pad options, ranging from $41 to $274, for a 2013 Honda Civic. Of course there are differences in quality, noise level, lifespan and performance, and as with most things in life, the cheapest isn’t always the worst and the most expensive isn’t always the best. Few […]

Home Prices In US Cities Down Slightly From Record Highs | inman

Home Prices In US Cities Down Slightly From Record Highs | inman

Home prices in the nation’s metropolitan markets rose to a median of $266,900 in the third quarter of 2018 – up 4.8 percent from the same time last year – but are slightly down over last quarter’s record high, since the National Association of Realtors (NAR) started tracking the data in 1979. “Though inventory is […]

Prices vary within hospitals: Why patients should price shop payers | Becker’s Hospital Review

Prices vary within hospitals: Why patients should price shop payers | Becker’s Hospital Review

Research on price variation in healthcare often shows the stark differences patients pay for the same procedure at one hospital compared to another. However, a working paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research suggests payers play an equally significant role in price variation, even within the same hospital. … For these five procedures, […]

The ‘vendors’ in HHS’ new drug pricing plan sound an awful lot like PBMs, experts say  | FierceHealthcare

The ‘vendors’ in HHS’ new drug pricing plan sound an awful lot like PBMs, experts say  | FierceHealthcare

Despite railing against the role of middlemen—namely pharmacy benefit managers—in rising drug prices, the Trump administration appears poised to introduce some of its own into the Part B program. The Department of Health and Human Services unveiled its International Pricing Index (IPI) model last week, which aims to bring down the costs of pharmaceuticals in […]

Pricing: How deep do you discount? | Source Global Research

Pricing: How deep do you discount? | Source Global Research

How much do you have to discount your consulting fee rates for if you want to have an impact on buying behaviour? 5%? 10%? 20%? Research we carried out five years ago suggested that small price cuts make no difference, except perhaps to the procurement manager who has the lonely and thankless task of demanding […]

Prestige Imports: How much it costs to lease a Pagani Huayra Roadster  | CNBC

Prestige Imports: How much it costs to lease a Pagani Huayra Roadster  | CNBC

A Pagani Huayra Roadster is expensive — the price starts at $2.6 million. If you don’t have that kind of cash upfront, you can lease one, but that’s not cheap either. “The majority of our clients are going ahead and writing a check to buy the car on the spot,” Brett David, CEO of Prestige […]