Tag: Price Pressures

Pricing formula, a vital need says Pharma industry chief | Sunday Observer

Pricing formula, a vital need says Pharma industry chief | Sunday Observer

A pricing formula ultimately benefits the consumers by ensuring that the brands they wish to buy will be available on the shelf, and making it sustainable to import it. It will also ensure that the quality of medicines will not be compromised, says President of the Sri Lanka Chamber of Pharmaceutical Industry (SLCPI), Shyam Sathasivam. […]

Cost-effectiveness doubts could hit Shire’s Takhzyro launch | Evaluate

Cost-effectiveness doubts could hit Shire’s Takhzyro launch | Evaluate

Vertex’s cystic fibrosis therapies can step aside – there are some new contenders for the dubious honour of being the least cost-effective drug. An analysis by the US Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (Icer) has concluded that Shire’s hereditary angioedema drugs Cinryze and Takhzyro are among the priciest it has ever evaluated. This could be […]

Trump Signs Law To Lower Drug Prices, Ends Gag Orders Against Pharmacists | The Western Journal

Trump Signs Law To Lower Drug Prices, Ends Gag Orders Against Pharmacists | The Western Journal

President Donald Trump signed a law that ends insurance companies’ pharmacist gag clauses in an effort to lower drug prices Wednesday. “If there’s anything bipartisan it’s lowering drug prices,” Trump said while signing the Patients’ Right To Know Drug Prices Act according to CBS News. Currently, insurers and pharmacy benefit managers use the gag clauses to “forbid […]

Trump signs bills aimed at increasing drug price transparency | CNNPolitics

Trump signs bills aimed at increasing drug price transparency | CNNPolitics

Washington (CNN) – President Donald Trump signed two pieces of legislation into law on Wednesday that aim to inform consumers about drug prices. Both measures, the Know the Lowest Price Act and the Patient Right to Know Drug Prices Act, aim to end the drug industry’s so-called gag orders of pharmacists, which prevent them from […]

Price transparency reforms: what it means for you | Legal Futures

Price transparency reforms: what it means for you | Legal Futures

FREE Legal Eye webinar – subscribe below for instant access Law firms regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority or the Council for Licensed Conveyancers will be required to make some changes to how they present information about their services to consumers. The aim of the new Price Transparency Rules is to make sure consumers have […]

The exciting new idea hospitals have to bring down drug prices | Vox

The exciting new idea hospitals have to bring down drug prices | Vox

Let’s talk about an unambiguously interesting, promising, and maybe even downright good piece of health care news you might have missed: A group of hospitals is banding together to produce cheap generic drugs to fight off egregious price hikes and drug shortages. The not-for-profit venture is called Civica Rx, and the company announced itself last […]

NFL is hurting itself with broadcasting rules cutting away from overtimes | Touchdown Wire

NFL is hurting itself with broadcasting rules cutting away from overtimes | Touchdown Wire

The real problem lies in the fact that viewers are starting to get a bit peeved. They aren’t going to invest their time in a game that doesn’t involve their hometown team if they know there’s a chance they won’t get to see the ending. That will drive viewers away from watching the game — […]

Weekly Pricing Pulse: Iranian Crude Supply Drives Oil Prices To Multi-Year Highs | Seeking Alpha

Weekly Pricing Pulse: Iranian Crude Supply Drives Oil Prices To Multi-Year Highs | Seeking Alpha

Fear about too little supply has gripped oil markets recently and caused crude prices to surge 4.4% last week. Chemical prices moved in sympathy with oil and rose an even stronger 5.2%. Although more broadly commodity prices continue to be soft, the strength seen in the petro-chemical complex was enough to drive the IHS Markit […]

TataSky Terminates Sony Channels over Pricing Row, Faces Backlash from Subscribers | News18

TataSky Terminates Sony Channels over Pricing Row, Faces Backlash from Subscribers | News18

New Delhi: The deadlock between Tata Sky and Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) hit a crescendo on Monday evening when the direct-to-home (DTH) platform removed 32 channels of Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) and three from the India Today Network because of differences over pricing. … Harit Nagpal, MD, Tata Sky said that commercial negotiations […]

Microsoft’s Surface All Access plan lets you own a PC for $25 a month | The Next Web

Microsoft’s Surface All Access plan lets you own a PC for $25 a month | The Next Web

Microsoft announced at its Surface event this week that it’s allowing potential new Surface owners to get their products without having to plunk down a small fortune upfront. Namely, it’s offering a new payment plan, called “Surface All Access,” which packages Surface devices with Office 365 and lets users pay them both off over a […]