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Bringing transparency to the notion of price transparency | STAT

Bringing transparency to the notion of price transparency | STAT

Health care price transparency is making headlines again. In late July, in accord with a recent presidential executive order, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued a proposed rule requiring hospitals to make more price information publicly available. The growing interest in price transparency isn’t limited to one side of the aisle or one […]

Walmart (WMT) to Report Q2 Earnings: Factors You Must Watch | Yahoo Finance

Walmart (WMT) to Report Q2 Earnings: Factors You Must Watch | Yahoo Finance

Omnichannel: A Major Growth Driver Walmart’s second-quarter fiscal 2020 results are likely to gain from its solid omnichannel efforts. To this end, the company’s focus on enhancing merchandise assortments and undertaking store remodeling initiatives bodes well. Also, its compelling pricing strategy is a sales driver. These factors along with Walmart’s strong e-commerce business have been […]

President Trump: Let traditional healthcare economics work | pennlive.com

President Trump: Let traditional healthcare economics work | pennlive.com

In recent weeks President Trump has floated a new rule that would require health care providers such as hospitals and doctors to publicly provide a price list of their services. This plan to improve so-called “price and quality transparency in American healthcare” sounds good at first blush, but it is important to think through the […]

Has Disney Finally Made Theme Park Prices Too High? | Nasdaq

Has Disney Finally Made Theme Park Prices Too High? | Nasdaq

Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS) has steadily increased prices at its U.S. theme parks. That’s led to revenue increases, but overall attendance has dropped. That drop may be intentional: Pricing is a lever Disney can use to control crowds, delivering a better experience for those who can afford it while maximizing revenue for the company. Still, while […]

Disney Aims to Own Sports Entertainment in the Age of Streaming | Yahoo! Finance

Disney Aims to Own Sports Entertainment in the Age of Streaming | Yahoo! Finance

The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) released its third-quarter earnings report on Aug. 6 to generally negative reviews. Expectations had been high, with many analysts predicting a blowout quarter driven by record box office receipts. Alas, Disney disappointed on both the top and bottom lines. Unsurprisingly, the market took the news poorly, driving shares down nearly […]

Merkley | Americans have been ripped off by drug companies for too long | East Oregonian

Merkley | Americans have been ripped off by drug companies for too long | East Oregonian

Every year, I hold a town hall in every Oregon county. From coast to grasslands, Gorge to high desert, blue to red, there is one consistent issue that Oregonians ask me to address — the price of prescription drugs. Albert, in Linn County, pays $800 per dose for his wife’s immunosuppressant medication. I don’t know […]

Health Care Price Transparency: Reality or Mirage? | Managed Healthcare Executive

Health Care Price Transparency: Reality or Mirage? | Managed Healthcare Executive

On June 24, 2019, President Trump signed the Executive Order on Improving Price and Quality Transparency in American Healthcare to Put Patients First. The stated goal of the Order is to lower health care costs by providing patients with more cost information, in particular for “shoppable” services (i.e., services provided by numerous providers that patients can […]

What’s Cutting Into Ohio State Football Ticket Sales? | WOSU Radio

What’s Cutting Into Ohio State Football Ticket Sales? | WOSU Radio

When it comes to why fans aren’t showing up at home, though, ticket broker Tim Louters just starts pulling frames off his wall. “This is 1999,” he says, looking over a framed ticket and news clip, commemorating former head coach John Cooper’s 100th win. “Thirty-eight dollar ticket versus Cincinnati.” Louters runs Tickets Galore in Dublin. […]

What a “Price Vocabulary” Is, and Why Companies Need One | Harvard Business Review

What a “Price Vocabulary” Is, and Why Companies Need One | Harvard Business Review

The next time you visit a Costco warehouse store, observe the price tags. In addition to showing the cost of an item, Costco’s price tags encode unique information. The price endings, such as $8.99 versus $8.97, convey special meanings to the subset of shoppers who are literate in Costco’s price vocabulary. As one example, when […]

Drake Addresses OVO Fest Ticket Price Complaints | Rap-Up

Drake Addresses OVO Fest Ticket Price Complaints | Rap-Up

Drake brought OVO Fest back to his city, but not everyone was able to attend. Some fans took to social media to complain about the high ticket prices at the 9th annual festival in Toronto. One in particular took to Instagram to call out Drake for not being a “6 God at all” for reportedly […]