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Price Transparency Could Backfire | Managed Care magazine

Price Transparency Could Backfire | Managed Care magazine

Danish example shows that prices in health care might go up Price transparency as a way to spur competition among health care providers on price could increase prices. Researchers are citing a 1997 study about the Danish ready-made concrete to explain why. The New York Times reported on the new, unexpected celebrity of “Government-Assisted Oligopoly Coodination? […]

What Bluebird Bio Gets Wrong In Pricing For Its $1.8 Million Drug | Forbes

What Bluebird Bio Gets Wrong In Pricing For Its $1.8 Million Drug | Forbes

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Solve your firm’s pricing and payment problems | Thomson Reuters Legal

Solve your firm’s pricing and payment problems | Thomson Reuters Legal

When you make a purchase, you want to know it’s worthwhile. The phrase, “you get what you pay for” refers to spending less for an inferior product, but it also hints at expectations. You anticipate a product or service commensurate with what was spent. Legal consumers are no different. “These are people that probably spent […]

A Legal Pricing Meditation | Hire an Esquire

A Legal Pricing Meditation | Hire an Esquire

We’ve saved a major announcement for the P3 2019 Pricing Conference: We’re now offering a subscription staffing service. Law practices and legal service companies can now subscribe to our platform for low to no fee permanent hiring and dramatically reduced payrolling fees for flexible hires. You can read more about the “how” here, we’d like […]

Rebate rule good only for Big Pharma | San Antonio Express-News

Rebate rule good only for Big Pharma | San Antonio Express-News

As a pharmacist for 40 years in San Antonio, I have seen the impact rising prescription drug prices have on patients. Drug prices have soared over the last two decades, which has put untold financial stress and added health complications onto thousands of Texas families and seniors. Too often, patients will hand their medications back […]

Price transparency proposals raise thorny questions | Healthcare Dive

Price transparency proposals raise thorny questions | Healthcare Dive

A longtime hospital CEO in New Jersey is calling for price transparency — even advocating for disclosure of negotiated prices between hospitals and insurers — as the industry pushes back against attempts by the Trump administration to force highly secretive rates out into the open. “The current healthcare market is a complex system of secret […]

Price Transparency Won’t Work Unless Patients Give a Hoot | Managed Care magazine

Price Transparency Won’t Work Unless Patients Give a Hoot | Managed Care magazine

Companies that sell computers, cloths, food, or most other items Americans buy are not required by law to post their prices. But many do anyhow because consumers are always out to save money. Except when it comes to health care, argues Scott W. Atlas, MD, in an opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal. All […]

Reverse Reference Pricing: Rewarding Patients For Reducing Medicare Costs | Health Affairs

Reverse Reference Pricing: Rewarding Patients For Reducing Medicare Costs | Health Affairs

Prices for health care services vary significantly, not only across markets but also within markets across settings of care. For example, the same services or care received in hospital outpatient departments (HOPDs) can cost several times as much as care received in ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs), with no difference in quality. This significant variation in […]

Smart travel tips to save you money | The Globe and Mail

Smart travel tips to save you money | The Globe and Mail

If you’re booking travel online, both the day of the week when you make your purchase and the day you choose to fly can make a difference in what you’ll pay. For the best prices, it’s a good idea to purchase flights on a weekend, according to the 2019 Travel Pricing Outlook, compiled by Airlines […]

Ned Sharpless weighs in on gene therapy pricing debate, suggesting ‘the messaging got lost’ | Endpoints News

Ned Sharpless weighs in on gene therapy pricing debate, suggesting ‘the messaging got lost’ | Endpoints News

PHILADEL­PHIA — You know the drug pric­ing de­bate has reached a new height when the act­ing FDA com­mis­sion­er starts to chime in on a pub­lic fo­rum. In re­sponse to a ques­tion on gene ther­a­pies posed dur­ing a fire­side chat at the an­nu­al BIO con­ven­tion, Ned Sharp­less ac­knowl­edged the im­por­tance of dis­cussing cost — though it […]