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Cheap wind power distorting power market pricing, leads to legislative interest in study | Houston Chronicle

Cheap wind power distorting power market pricing, leads to legislative interest in study | Houston Chronicle

Subsidies for wind and other alternative energy were established in 1978 by Congress to reduce reliance on foreign oil, following the Arab oil embargo that sent energy costs skyrocketing. Both the Senate and House bills direct the Public Utility Commission and the state’s grid manager Electric Reliability Council of Texas to study how to change […]

Congress Is Right: Patent Abuse Is Medical Malpractice | Newsmax

Congress Is Right: Patent Abuse Is Medical Malpractice | Newsmax

The House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee recently concluded its second hearing this month on the soaring cost of insulin. With insulin manufacturers’ price-gouging now leading some diabetics with no choice but to dangerously self-ration their medicine, reportedly leading to deaths, it could not have come at a better time, NPR […]

New drug pricing analysis reveals where PBMs and pharmacies make their money | 46brooklyn Research

New drug pricing analysis reveals where PBMs and pharmacies make their money | 46brooklyn Research

For those uninitiated, 46brooklyn Research was founded by two Ohio pharmacy guys who had seen enough problems in the prescription drug supply chain to know that transparency and accountability were sorely needed. Prior to our launch in August 2018, we spent months digging into publicly-available data to expose a growing gap between the actual price […]

Drugmakers Reveal List Prices Online After Pressure From Trump | Bloomberg

Drugmakers Reveal List Prices Online After Pressure From Trump | Bloomberg

The world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies are revealing prices of their prescription drugs on websites for the first time in a bid to stave off pressure from the Trump administration to make even more public disclosures. The move by companies ranging from pharma giant Pfizer Inc. to biotechnology pioneer Amgen Inc. comes almost a year after […]

Drugmakers Reveal List Prices Online After Pressure From Trump | Bloomberg

Drugmakers Reveal List Prices Online After Pressure From Trump | Bloomberg

The world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies are revealing prices of their prescription drugs on websites for the first time in a bid to stave off pressure from the Trump administration to make even more public disclosures. The move by companies ranging from pharma giant Pfizer Inc. to biotechnology pioneer Amgen Inc. comes almost a year after […]

Consumers must revolt to stop gas price gouging | Lake Cowichan Gazette

Consumers must revolt to stop gas price gouging | Lake Cowichan Gazette

Consumers must revolt to stop gas price gouging The totally unjustifiable price gouging we are now seeing for gas should have people very worried. It is obvious the oil companies have lost any trace of social responsibility and fear of government intervention to control their greed. Unfortunately I think that we Canadians are largely to […]

Cyber pricing: Have carriers got it right? | Canadian Underwriter

Cyber pricing: Have carriers got it right? | Canadian Underwriter

Cyber insurance is a good tool to help clients understand their vulnerabilities, but carriers need to do a better job of pricing according to risk, speakers suggested at a recent conference. “There seems to be a lot of spit-balling on the pricing in the marketplace today and I think for buyers, that’s always problematic,” said […]

Epic Games issues V-Buck refunds for Fortnite ‘Birdie’ skin pricing error | Fortnite INTEL

Epic Games issues V-Buck refunds for Fortnite ‘Birdie’ skin pricing error | Fortnite INTEL

The Birdie skin was offered briefly in the Fortnite Item Shop for 1,200 V-Bucks, which was 400 V-Bucks over the original price, and Epic has refunded those players. On April 14, Epic Games released the Birdie female skin in the Fortnite Item Shop for 1,200 V-Bucks, however, there was an error with the pricing. Fortnite […]

Point of View: Time to end PBM price gouging | The Oklahoman

Point of View: Time to end PBM price gouging | The Oklahoman

Prescription drug prices are out of control. For too long, large corporations have used legal loopholes to profit off of those in need, and it’s time to pass legislation to curtail these harmful practices. House Bill 2632 and Senate Bill 841 are making their way through the legislative process with the goal of giving you […]

Sarbanes calls insulin-pricing system ‘hocus pocus’ | Capital Gazette

Sarbanes calls insulin-pricing system ‘hocus pocus’ | Capital Gazette

U.S. Rep. John Sarbanes on Wednesday criticized insulin producers for their lack of transparency in setting prices. “I do not buy the argument that the patient is going to be worse off, the consumer is going to be worse off, if we have complete transparency,” the Baltimore County Democrat said at a hearing by the […]