Tag: Price Transparency

Alnylam Announces Alignment on Value-Based Agreements with Leading Health Insurers and Launches Comprehensive Patient Support Services for ONPATTRO™ (patisiran) | Seeking Alpha

Alnylam Announces Alignment on Value-Based Agreements with Leading Health Insurers and Launches Comprehensive Patient Support Services for ONPATTRO™ (patisiran) | Seeking Alpha

“Alnylam’s proactive approach to working closely with Harvard Pilgrim far ahead of the drug approval date to develop a value-based agreement highlights its commitment to patients, patient access, and delivering meaningful outcomes to the healthcare system,” said Michael Sherman, M.D., M.B.A., Chief Medical Officer of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. “By virtue of linking level of reimbursement […]

HHS Secretary Alex Azar warns drug makers to pay full Medicaid rebate amount | MDLinx

HHS Secretary Alex Azar warns drug makers to pay full Medicaid rebate amount | MDLinx

“In fact, I am pleased to announce here, to all of you, that HHS is issuing a guidance today to drug manufacturers that will ensure they are paying the full Medicaid rebates they owe on certain prescription drugs,” HHS Secretary Alex Azar said Thursday during the 45th American Legislative Exchange Council Annual Meeting in New […]

Push For Hospital Price Transparency Continues | The National Review

Push For Hospital Price Transparency Continues | The National Review

As discussed in our previous blog, “CMS Pushes for Hospital Price Transparency in Proposed Rule”, on April 24, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) announced a proposed rule (CMS-1694-P) aimed at empowering patients through better access to hospital charge information. In an effort to fulfill the proposed rule’s objective, CMS suggested an […]

Zocdoc’s price change has doctors concerned | CNBC

Zocdoc’s price change has doctors concerned | CNBC

When Peter Chien opened Lumos Dermatology in New York in 2014, he turned over patient booking to Zocdoc, the website used by seemingly every doctor in the area to attract new patients. Chien spends $3,600 a year per doctor for the service so his skin care practice can be discovered by consumers who count on […]

The Long and Short of Pricing Strategy | tech – growth – venture

The Long and Short of Pricing Strategy | tech – growth – venture

Creating Margin with Consumption-based Pricing Consumption pricing is charging based on how much or often a consumer uses the product.  The two most obvious examples would be almost any cloud storage provider or Invision’s per workflow product. This structure is perfect if your product could be accessed by an entire group or division with one […]

Surgical price transparency tied to improved volume, revenue | Medical Press

Surgical price transparency tied to improved volume, revenue | Medical Press

(HealthDay)—Ambulatory surgery centers experience increases in patient volume, patient satisfaction, and revenue after adopting price transparency, according to a study published recently in The American Surgeon. Ambar Mehta, M.D., from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, and colleagues used data from six ambulatory surgery centers to characterize the impact of price transparency on a surgery center’s […]

Good for Patients: Trump Finalizes Rule Forcing Hospitals to Reveal Prices Online | LifeZette

Good for Patients: Trump Finalizes Rule Forcing Hospitals to Reveal Prices Online | LifeZette

The CMS rule goes further than current regulations, and it requires hospitals to share prices in a bid to “encourage price transparency” and enhance “public accessibility,” notes The Hill. The Trump administration is also looking into new ways to “allow consumers to more easily access relevant health care data and compare providers.” “The agency is considering […]

Some traders still fail to display price tags: JPKE | Borneo Bulletin Online

Some traders still fail to display price tags: JPKE | Borneo Bulletin Online

THE Department of Economic Planning and Development (JPKE) at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) through the Department of Competition and Consumer Affairs, recently conducted visits to the Jerudong Market and Gadong Market to remind traders to clearly display the price tags or signs, and to conduct business ethically. The visits, which covered 49 stalls in the […]

Missouri’s health-care exchange to see modest rate increases after years of huge hikes | St. Louis Public Radio

Missouri’s health-care exchange to see modest rate increases after years of huge hikes | St. Louis Public Radio

When Missourians go to healthcare.gov to buy health insurance, they likely won’t be shocked by double-digit increases this year, according to data filed Wednesday with the state’s insurance department. Three existing carriers — and one new entry into the market — will offer plans with smaller increases than previous years. Two insurers offering healthcare.gov plans […]

Draft E-Commerce Policy: Is It The Government’s Job To Fix Prices? | Bloomberg Quint

Draft E-Commerce Policy: Is It The Government’s Job To Fix Prices? | Bloomberg Quint

Not every stakeholder is convinced as India considers a policy that may force e-commerce companies, social-media websites and search engines to store their data locally and regulate anti-competitive policies such as deep discounts during online sales. According to the recommendations of the draft policy, a copy of which is available with BloombergQuint, such locally stored […]