Tag: Price Transparency

Colorado bill relies on transparency to lower health care prices, critics say it might not work | Denver Post

Colorado bill relies on transparency to lower health care prices, critics say it might not work | Denver Post

Let’s say you need a colonoscopy. (Sorry about that.) And let’s also say you know there’s one hospital in Colorado that quotes a price of more than $5,000 for the procedure and several that quote a price of around $1,500 and a couple more that come in with prices under $1,000. Would you choose to […]

Express Scripts Targets New Migraine Drugs to Change U.S. Pricing Dynamic | P&T Community

Express Scripts Targets New Migraine Drugs to Change U.S. Pricing Dynamic | P&T Community

The largest U.S. manager of prescription benefits is telling drug-makers that the current pricing model is broken and is taking aim at Amgen and other makers of new migraine medicines to try and fix it, according to a Reuters report. Express Scripts told Reuters it is pressing them to forego the usual strategy of setting […]

Express Scripts’ plan to change drug pricing dynamic | Fox Business

Express Scripts’ plan to change drug pricing dynamic | Fox Business

Express Scripts told Reuters it is pressing them to give up on the usual plan of setting a high U.S. list price, then lowering the cost for health plans through hefty rebates. It is also seeking a refund if the drugs don’t work within a defined timeframe. That would also bring down costs. Wall Street […]

Will the proposals for fee transparency really improve consumer access to legal services? | Today’s Conveyancer

Will the proposals for fee transparency really improve consumer access to legal services? | Today’s Conveyancer

The nature of conveyancing can lend itself to set price structures. Many firms within a comprehensive 2014 study offered fixed fee conveyancing at around 74%, with the majority of the remaining offering a combination of both fixed fees and hourly rates (22%.)[6] As well as implying that it would be a prime case for fees […]

Toyota Makes It Really Hard Not To Choose The Hybrid Version Of The 2019 Avalon | Forbes

Toyota Makes It Really Hard Not To Choose The Hybrid Version Of The 2019 Avalon | Forbes

“If you look back, historically at Avalon, we peaked at about 25 percent hybrid,” she said. “That was several years ago, when our value relationship was closer to where we’re coming in now, so we would expect to see that 15 percent grow with the value story that everyone will be hearing about.” One possible […]

4 Big Opportunities for Entrepreneurs to Help the U.S. Healthcare System Save Money | Entrepreneur

4 Big Opportunities for Entrepreneurs to Help the U.S. Healthcare System Save Money | Entrepreneur

4. Switch to strategic pricing. Healthcare systems need to stay up-to-date with technology while keeping costs down. The main cost areas would be maintaining the electronic records system, as well as having not just the latest, but most practical technology. This will require working with management to create suitable capital budgets. The healthcare system will have to […]

New measures will see ‘rent register’ created for price… | NewsTalk

New measures will see ‘rent register’ created for price… | NewsTalk

Landlords who breach rent pressure zone caps will face criminal prosecution under new legislation. The Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has announced a new bill aimed at giving tenants more protection. The Rental Tenancies Act will also introduce a rent register to keep prices down and give the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) more power. … The […]

States Stepping into the Breach on Drug-Pricing Transparency | Lexology

States Stepping into the Breach on Drug-Pricing Transparency | Lexology

In recent months President Trump, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, and Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar have all spoken publicly about the need to lower prescription drug prices and make the pricing models used by the nation’s drug manufacturers more transparent to consumers.  While at the federal level there has been […]

Start monetizing those unused (discountable) billable hours | ABA Journal

Start monetizing those unused (discountable) billable hours | ABA Journal

Recently, a business trip took me to Paris. As the schedule was tight and I had a number of appointments across the city, I had to frequently rely on Uber to get me places in time. Doing a number of comparable rides over a couple of days, I started to notice that the prices could […]

Hero XPulse & Hero Xtreme 200R pricing strategy revealed | Indian Autos

Hero XPulse & Hero Xtreme 200R pricing strategy revealed | Indian Autos

A report from Autocar Professional gives a finer idea about the pricing strategy of Hero MotoCorp’s two upcoming premium motorcycles- Hero Xtreme 200R and Hero XPulse. The brand is reportedly focussing on the premium segment, especially where the price of the products is up to INR 1 lakh (core premium segment for the brand). Malo […]