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Solve your firm’s pricing and payment problems | Thomson Reuters Legal

Solve your firm’s pricing and payment problems | Thomson Reuters Legal

When you make a purchase, you want to know it’s worthwhile. The phrase, “you get what you pay for” refers to spending less for an inferior product, but it also hints at expectations. You anticipate a product or service commensurate with what was spent. Legal consumers are no different. “These are people that probably spent […]

A Legal Pricing Meditation | Hire an Esquire

A Legal Pricing Meditation | Hire an Esquire

We’ve saved a major announcement for the P3 2019 Pricing Conference: We’re now offering a subscription staffing service. Law practices and legal service companies can now subscribe to our platform for low to no fee permanent hiring and dramatically reduced payrolling fees for flexible hires. You can read more about the “how” here, we’d like […]

The $2.1 Million Question: What Are The Medical, Ethical Implications Of The World’s Priciest Drug? | Forbes

The $2.1 Million Question: What Are The Medical, Ethical Implications Of The World’s Priciest Drug? | Forbes

With last month’s FDA approval, Zolgensma became the world’s most expensive medication. Priced at $2.125 million per patient, the one-dose gene therapy is a potential life-saver for children with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). Now, the treatment is at the center of an intensifying debate over the rising price of medications. Industry watchdogs are outraged. They […]

Lawsuit: ‘Broad Conspiracy’ of Drugmakers Inflating Market | Law & Crime

Lawsuit: ‘Broad Conspiracy’ of Drugmakers Inflating Market | Law & Crime

In May, a bloc of Attorneys General from 44 states filed a federal lawsuit against pharmaceutical giant Teva Pharmaceutical Industries–the largest producer of generic drugs in the world–and 19 others, alleging that drugmakers engaged in “a broad conspiracy to artificially inflate and manipulate prices” for more than 100 different generic drugs. Connecticut Attorney General William […]

Congressional shaming prompts notorious Pentagon price-gouger to refund $16.1m | Boing Boing

Congressional shaming prompts notorious Pentagon price-gouger to refund $16.1m | Boing Boing

Transdigm is a notorious military supplier/hedge fund that used acquisitions to attain a monopoly over many spare parts so they could charge exorbitant markups — as high as 4,451%! — on materials procured with tax dollars. Many attempts have been made to rein in Transdigm (who, despite their massive profits, clearly can’t afford to buy […]

Minnesota GOP Kills Free Emergency Insulin Bill | Splinter

Minnesota GOP Kills Free Emergency Insulin Bill | Splinter

The rolling disaster of the insulin market in this country is one of the most shameful stories of our healthcare system today. The cost of insulin has doubled over the last five years to an average of $450 per month, even for older styles of insulin. (The drugs aren’t twice as good.) A recent study […]

Tylenol For Infants And Children Is The Same. Why Does 1 Cost 3 Times More? | NPR

Tylenol For Infants And Children Is The Same. Why Does 1 Cost 3 Times More? | NPR

If you’ve ever had a little one at home with a fever, you might have noticed two options for Tylenol at the store. There’s one for infants and one for children. They contain the same amount of medicine — 160 milligrams of acetaminophen per 5 milliliters of liquid — but the infant version costs three […]

‘You disappointed us’: Why is Canada opposing more transparency in drug prices? | CBC News

‘You disappointed us’: Why is Canada opposing more transparency in drug prices? | CBC News

Behind closed doors at the World Health Assembly (WHA) meeting in Geneva this week, health officials from around the world began hammering at the black box of secrecy surrounding the pharmaceutical industry. As the debate in the room heated up, observers were surprised that Canada was among the countries that seemed to be trying to […]

If It Passes, Texas’ Prescription Drug Price Transparency Law Would Be Among Strongest In The Nation | Texas Standard

If It Passes, Texas’ Prescription Drug Price Transparency Law Would Be Among Strongest In The Nation | Texas Standard

Americans pay some of the highest prices in the developed world for prescription medication: On average, each individual spends $1,200 per year. But now, some states are trying to change that. On Wednesday, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed into law a bill that would implement a price cap on insulin, the first law of its […]

Colorado caps insulin prices: Colorado becomes first state in nation to cap insulin prices | CBS News

Colorado caps insulin prices: Colorado becomes first state in nation to cap insulin prices | CBS News

In the latest pushback against surging insulin prices, Colorado has become the first state in the nation to put a cap on the cost of the medication. Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed legislation Wednesday capping co-payments on insulin for Americans with private insurance at $100 per month. That ceiling is way under the typical cost of […]