Tag: Pricing Backlash

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple: Weekly Price Analysis And Prediction, June 18 | cryptona

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple: Weekly Price Analysis And Prediction, June 18 | cryptona

From the price analysis, all the four major coins have had a rough time during the previous week. According to last week’s news, ripple wants to make an investment of $2 million in the Blockchain Research Initiative in the funding of the Blockchain based projects. Walmart now has a new Blockchain patent. Italian authorities were […]

Price cap on medical devices: Price-control as a regulatory philosophy fundamentally dents the image of a country | HealthWorld

Price cap on medical devices: Price-control as a regulatory philosophy fundamentally dents the image of a country | HealthWorld

India’s $5 billion medical device market may be going through an existential threat. The Indian healthcare industry has been registering a double-digit growth rate, with a CAGR of 17% in the last five years. However, India’s drug pricing authority – the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA), notified the Medical Devices Rules, 2017, which has come […]

Mumbai: Price capping for your taxi and auto rides to be delayed further | Hindustan Times

Mumbai: Price capping for your taxi and auto rides to be delayed further | Hindustan Times

City commuters are unlikely to get any immediate respite from surge-pricing of app-based taxis, black and yellow taxis and other taxi aggregators, as the recommendations made by the Khatua panel on controlling the surge in taxi fares will be given for fresh feedback. … The transport commissioner office has been asked to submit a report […]

Angry shippers accuse carriers of ‘price-signalling’ with ‘unjustified’ surcharges | The Loadstar

Angry shippers accuse carriers of ‘price-signalling’ with ‘unjustified’ surcharges | The Loadstar

The European Shippers Council (ESC) has accused container lines of price-signalling, following a wave of emergency bunker surcharges (EBSs). A letter to the European Commission claims the introduction of an EBS by “most of the largest” container lines at the start of June was “unjustified”. “Oil prices had indeed been rising during the last month, but the latest […]

Posting prices may help both surgeons and patients | Futurity

Posting prices may help both surgeons and patients | Futurity

Publicly posting the price of tonsillectomies, uncomplicated births, and other common procedures can increase business, revenue, and patient satisfaction at outpatient surgery centers, according to a small study. “There’s a growing movement in the United States for transparent and fixed pricing for predictable services…” A report in the American Surgeon suggests that hospitals and other […]

Want to help patients? Get rid of drug rebates, HHS chief says | FiercePharma

Want to help patients? Get rid of drug rebates, HHS chief says | FiercePharma

Drug rebates and list prices have been on a race to the top, and patients have paid the price. One solution, according to HHS Secretary Alex Azar? Sweep the rebate system aside entirely. “[E]verybody wins when list prices rise, except for the patients,” and overhauling the pricing system to remove drug rebates would help with […]

Vt. Takes Aim at Prescription Drug Prices | Valley News

Vt. Takes Aim at Prescription Drug Prices | Valley News

Gov. Phil Scott has signed S.92, which features two different approaches to the state’s prescription problem: It requires more detailed financial reporting from insurers and drug companies; and it promotes lower-priced alternatives to expensive specialty drugs called biologicals. The statute — now labeled Act 193 — also calls for a group representing state government, pharmacies, […]

Shoppers love dynamic pricing, but 25% of retailers are skeptical of its effectiveness | FierceRetail

Shoppers love dynamic pricing, but 25% of retailers are skeptical of its effectiveness | FierceRetail

As many as 65% of consumers are open to price changes throughout the day, especially if a product is reaching a sell-by date, according to a new report by Displaydata and Planet Retail RNG. And about half, 52%, are open to dynamic pricing if it is to price match, even though 25% of retailers are […]

Bitcoin price in free fall as cryptocurrency plunges past seven-month low | The Independent

Bitcoin price in free fall as cryptocurrency plunges past seven-month low | The Independent

The price of bitcoin has hit a seven-month low, dropping by $400 over the last few hours to below $6,500. Bitcoin’s price crash follows a hack on a cryptocurrency exchange earlier this week that resulted in a mass sell-off and also coincides with new research that suggests the value of bitcoin was artificially inflated in 2017. The […]

HHS Secretary Azar outlines Trump administration’s drug pricing plan | CNBC

HHS Secretary Azar outlines Trump administration’s drug pricing plan | CNBC

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar intensified the Trump administration’s attack on drug middlemen Tuesday, even suggesting the elimination of discounts that critics say inflate pharmaceutical prices. President Donald Trump unveiled his administration’s blueprint to lower drug prices last month. It includes rethinking rebates, or discounts that firms called pharmacy benefit managers negotiate with […]