Tag: Price Setting

Conference: International Pricing Forum – IPF Paris 2018 | French Pricing Club

Conference: International Pricing Forum – IPF Paris 2018 | French Pricing Club

DATE: June 13-14, 2018 DURATION: 2 full days, with a gala dinner on June 13 LOCATION: Cercle National des Armées in Paris, France OVERVIEW  The IPF is the number one international pricing event in France, organized by pricing professionals (the French Pricing Club) for pricing professionals. Too many pricing conferences are frustrating when presentations focus on general statements […]

Trump’s Drug Blueprint Could Alter PBM Contracting | SHRM

Trump’s Drug Blueprint Could Alter PBM Contracting | SHRM

With much fanfare, President Donald Trump’s administration recently released a 44-page blueprint for executive action on drug pricing titled American Patients First. The blueprint proposes steps to end drug manufacturers’ “gaming” of the regulatory process and to create incentives for pharmaceutical companies to lower list prices. The proposals regarding pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) firms, in […]

Taylor Swift is doing more to stop scalpers than Ontario’s new ticket act: experts | The Globe and Mail

Taylor Swift is doing more to stop scalpers than Ontario’s new ticket act: experts | The Globe and Mail

Pressure for lawmakers to respond took shape, though enforcement solutions weren’t obvious. Some provinces and U.S. states have scalper bans in effect and they haven’t necessarily prevented tickets from being resold at significantly higher prices. That’s why Swift’s more aggressive swing at scalpers has a far better chance of making a dent in the black […]

Pass pharma discounts onto patients, not ‘highly-paid middlemen’, says expert | thepharmaletter

Pass pharma discounts onto patients, not ‘highly-paid middlemen’, says expert | thepharmaletter

Dr Matthews said: “Price transparency in health care, and especially pharmaceuticals, has become a major policy debate. “But price transparency is a problem in the whole health care system. Try calling a hospital to get a quote for the cost of an appendectomy. At least with prescription drugs, a patient can obtain and compare prices […]

Airlines will collapse because of rising oil prices, Ryanair CEO says | Business Insider

Airlines will collapse because of rising oil prices, Ryanair CEO says | Business Insider

“Some of those loss-making airlines who couldn’t make money when oil was at $40 a barrel certainly can’t survive this winter with oil at $80 a barrel.” O’Leary did not specify any particular airlines he thinks are at risk. Oil passed above the $80 per barrel mark last week, as a continuing squeeze by the […]

My Price Is Right: What Millennials Want From Financial Services | Investor’s Business Daily

My Price Is Right: What Millennials Want From Financial Services | Investor’s Business Daily

Name Your Price: What Millennials Want From Financial Services When millennials weigh whether to hire an advisor, they want assurance that they’re hiring an educator acting in their best interest. They don’t want a salesperson pitching products. They may already understand the role of a fiduciary, but many advisors still define the term. Stating at […]

Would requiring drug advertisements to list price tags really help lower prices? | THE BUSINESS TIMES

Would requiring drug advertisements to list price tags really help lower prices? | THE BUSINESS TIMES

IF US President Donald Trump has his way, television viewers who see commercials for the drug Keytruda will learn not only that it can help lung cancer patients, but also that it carries a price tag of US$13,500 a month, or US$162,000 a year. Viewers who see advertisements for Neulasta, a drug that reduces the […]

Is Your Goal Volume or Profit? | Strategic Pricing Solutions

Is Your Goal Volume or Profit? | Strategic Pricing Solutions

If a company is creating a new market or new market niche, it may be important to build critical mass early in the process.  Doing so might enable them to spread their infrastructure costs over a wider base of business.  In that case, it could make sense to use penetration pricing which offers low prices […]

Requiring Prices in Drug Ads: Would It Do Any Good? Is It Even Legal? | The New York Times

Requiring Prices in Drug Ads: Would It Do Any Good? Is It Even Legal? | The New York Times

WASHINGTON — If President Trump has his way, television viewers who see commercials for the drug Keytruda will learn not only that it can help lung cancer patients, but also that it carries a price tag of $13,500 a month, or $162,000 a year. Viewers who see advertisements for Neulasta, a drug that reduces the […]

Prescription drug prices: 3 ways Trump can drive them lower | WND

Prescription drug prices: 3 ways Trump can drive them lower | WND

“Distributors, called pharmacy benefit managers, have set up their businesses to help provide not only distribution supply chains so these institutions have their medicines but also to try to negotiate big discounts for them,” Turner told WND and Radio America. “There are questions about how much of that money – the discounts – is actually […]