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Customer Intelligence Analytics: 10 Mistakes Firm Make | PriceBeam

Customer Intelligence Analytics: 10 Mistakes Firm Make | PriceBeam

Ultimately, your goal with your customer intelligence analytics is to get results that are actionable. To obtain this, you need to get results that are: Statistically significant Based on all types of customers Clear of bias Click the button below to download our white paper featuring 10 mistakes companies make with Customer Intelligence Analytics. More Resources: Tip […]

Drug Pricing War Leads CVS And Walmart To Part Ways | The Daily Caller

Drug Pricing War Leads CVS And Walmart To Part Ways | The Daily Caller

Walmart and CVS Health’s pharmacy benefit management (PBM) division announced they’re parting ways Tuesday, and it’s a split that could disproportionately impact rural patients, health care entrepreneur Dave Chase told The Daily Caller News Foundation. The split was brought on by a pricing dispute and means that many people who have CVS Health drug plans […]

House Dems announce sweeping investigation of drug pricing | WCJB ABC 20

House Dems announce sweeping investigation of drug pricing | WCJB ABC 20

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats announced a sweeping investigation Monday of the pharmaceutical industry’s pricing practices, jockeying for the upper hand with the Trump administration on an issue that concerns Americans across the political spectrum. Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings said he’s sent letters to 12 major drugmakers seeking detailed information and documents […]

Cathay Pacific again accidentally sells first-class tickets for a fraction of the price | ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Cathay Pacific again accidentally sells first-class tickets for a fraction of the price | ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Less than two weeks after a Cathay Pacific ticketing error led to premium seats being sold for economy fares, Cathay Pacific has accidentally sold tickets from Europe to Hong Kong for less than a tenth of their usual prices. The South China Morning Post (SCMP) reported that first-class tickets from Portugal to Hong Kong were […]

Peter Alexander responds to backlash: “we hope to achieve parity” | Ragtrader

Peter Alexander responds to backlash: “we hope to achieve parity” | Ragtrader

Designer sleepwear brand Peter Alexander has addressed outcry over its plus-size pricing structure. The brand has defended charging more for its plus-size collection, arguing the ten dollar price gap is due to production costs. The issue was reported on media outlets nationally, after outraged customers took to social media last week. Peter Alexander said the […]

Will the New Hospital Pricing Transparency Law Be Effective? | The Legal Examiner

Will the New Hospital Pricing Transparency Law Be Effective? | The Legal Examiner

On Jan. 1, a new law came into effect that requires hospitals in the United States to post the prices of all of their offered services and procedures online. This law, called the Inpatient Prospective Payment System rule, was designed with the intention of increasing medical bill transparency for patients. Some worry, however, that the […]

You can now look up charges at your local hospital. Good luck understanding them |  Vox

You can now look up charges at your local hospital. Good luck understanding them | Vox

The Trump administration rang in 2019 by enacting a seemingly great health care policy: requiring all hospitals to list the price of their most common procedures on their websites. The whole idea was to make the American health care system more transparent, allowing patients to research the cost of care at thousands of hospitals across […]

Hospitals disclose standard prices, but actual costs are hazy | VTDigger

Hospitals disclose standard prices, but actual costs are hazy | VTDigger

CMS announced the pricing-rule change in August, and it took effect Jan. 1. On Thursday, Verma had a conference call with reporters to explain her agency’s rationale. As health care costs “continue to skyrocket,” Verma said, “price and quality transparency in health care is one of the top priorities for CMS and the Trump administration.” […]

Posting hospital prices online is just one step toward transparency | Crain’s Cleveland Business

Posting hospital prices online is just one step toward transparency | Crain’s Cleveland Business

Following the Jan. 1 implementation of a Trump administration rule, patients can find extensive lists online of hospitals’ charges for various services and procedures. Making the lists of medical codes, abbreviations and price tags — called chargemasters — publicly available is a step forward in price transparency, especially as it gives consumers a better view […]

Personalized marketing will be huge in 2019 | The Next Web

Personalized marketing will be huge in 2019 | The Next Web

What the industry predicted for 2018 2018 was heralded by many as the year when personalization would go mainstream, especially in retail. Salesforce analyzed the shopping activity of 150 million shoppers across millions of websites and identified personalized product recommendations as a key revenue driver in the industry. The assumption was that we’d see unique […]