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Despite cap on pricing import of medical devices rises | Rediff.com

Despite cap on pricing import of medical devices rises | Rediff.com

For items that are under price control, such as cardiac stents, imports have not slowed down. Of the two product categories that include stents as items of import, one grew 35 per cent to Rs 1,610 crore, while another grew marginally (1 per cent) to Rs 289.7 crore. Knee implant, another item under price control, […]

White House vets foreign drug pricing idea; Trump creates Right to Try confusion | S&P Global Market Intelligence

White House vets foreign drug pricing idea; Trump creates Right to Try confusion | S&P Global Market Intelligence

Health and Human Services has sent its proposal to test an international drug pricing index model to the White House Office of Management and Budget for review, signaling the administration is serious about pursuing the idea. The administration in October 2018 initially issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking — a bureaucratic mechanism used to […]

How dynamic pricing algorithms can increase gross profit by +10% | Towards Data Science

How dynamic pricing algorithms can increase gross profit by +10% | Towards Data Science

The Oil & Gas sector in Brazil has been facing challenges due to the economic crisis and the technological revolution. These are the main pain points: 1. The fuel resale segment is in a context of restrained margins by both sides of the supply chain: • The upstream segment reduces gas stations margins through increased […]

Merck CEO sees legal challenge if U.S. adopts drug pricing based on other countries | Reuters

Merck CEO sees legal challenge if U.S. adopts drug pricing based on other countries | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Merck & Co Chief Executive Ken Frazier said on Thursday a rule to base the price the U.S. government pays for some prescription drugs in it Medicare program on lower prices in other countries would face legal challenges if adopted. FILE PHOTO: Ken Frazier, Chairman and CEO, Merck & Co., speaks […]

Wales delays minimum unit pricing until 2020 | Drinks Retailing News

Wales delays minimum unit pricing until 2020 | Drinks Retailing News

Wales has been forced to delay plans to introduce a minimum unit price of 50p on alcohol until at least 2020 after a challenge from Portugal. The Welsh government aims to follow in the footsteps of Scotland by introducing MUP in a bid to “reduce the devastation caused by alcohol harm”. Lawmakers in Scotland had […]

Alcohol sales in Scotland hit 25 year low after minimum unit pricing introduced | The Independent

Alcohol sales in Scotland hit 25 year low after minimum unit pricing introduced | The Independent

Alcohol sales in Scotland fell to their lowest level since records began in 1994 in the first year that ministers set a minimum price of 50p per alcoholic unit. In 2018, the volume of alcohol sold in Scotland fell 3 per cent from 2017. However this was still equivalent to 9.9 litres of pure ethanol per adult on average – or […]

Alcohol sales in Scotland fall to all-time low in 2018 | HeraldScotland

Alcohol sales in Scotland fall to all-time low in 2018 | HeraldScotland

ALCOHOL sales in Scotland fell to an all-time low in the year that minimum pricing came into force. The latest data, for 2018, reveals that adults in Scotland are now consuming less alcohol than they have since records began in 1994. Teenagers are also less likely than ever to have tried alcohol, with the percentage […]

Alcohol sales in Scotland fall to all-time low in 2018 | HeraldScotland

Alcohol sales in Scotland fall to all-time low in 2018 | HeraldScotland

ALCOHOL sales in Scotland fell to an all-time low in the year that minimum pricing came into force. The latest data, for 2018, reveals that adults in Scotland are now consuming less alcohol than they have since records began in 1994. Teenagers are also less likely than ever to have tried alcohol, with the percentage […]

Big physician network signs onto state treasurer’s pricing program | Laurinburg Exchange

Big physician network signs onto state treasurer’s pricing program | Laurinburg Exchange

RALEIGH — State Treasurer Dale Folwell has reeled in a big fish. With a deadline just 13 days away, Community Care Physician Network, North Carolina’s largest network of independent physician clinics, announced Monday it signed on to the State Health Plan’s cost-cutting Clear Pricing Project. Community Care Physician Network is associated with 2,500 primary care […]

Pennsylvania’s Failed Experiment in Flexible Pricing | FreedomWorks

Pennsylvania’s Failed Experiment in Flexible Pricing | FreedomWorks

As with 16 states — including like Alabama, Ohio, and Virginia — at the end of Prohibition, Pennsylvania chose to establish a system of total state control over alcohol, banning private alcohol sales and creating a state monopoly. Established in 1933 to comply with the 21st Amendment, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) elected to […]