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Intermountain’s Liljenquist on price transparency, insulin and having 3 brothers with diabetes | Healthcare Dive

Intermountain’s Liljenquist on price transparency, insulin and having 3 brothers with diabetes | Healthcare Dive

As Intermountain Healthcare looks to upend the status quo by launching its own generic drug manufacturing firm, the health system is hoping the deal forces more transparency in the industry. Healthcare Dive chatted with Dan Liljenquist, the man leading the charge behind Civica Rx, about the status of the nonprofit drug venture as it looks to […]

Abolishing Drug Rebates May Push Consumer Drug Costs Higher | Forbes

Abolishing Drug Rebates May Push Consumer Drug Costs Higher | Forbes

The Trump Administration has repeatedly said that controlling high drug prices is a top priority, and earlier this year it released a fifty-point plan for accomplishing this. In the last few weeks it has taken steps to fulfill one of those points, namely its pledge to curtail the role of Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) in […]

96 prescription drug price increases for every cut, AP finds | OregonLive

96 prescription drug price increases for every cut, AP finds | OregonLive

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump made reducing drug prices a key promise during his election campaign, repeatedly accusing drugmakers of “getting away with murder.” At the end of May, he promised that drug companies would be announcing “massive” voluntary drug price cuts within two weeks. That hasn’t happened, and an Associated Press analysis of […]

AP: For Each Drug Price Cut, There Were 96 Price Hikes This Year So Far | AJMC

AP: For Each Drug Price Cut, There Were 96 Price Hikes This Year So Far | AJMC

Over the first 7 months of 2018, there were 96 price hikes for every price cut, an Associated Press (AP) analysis reported, although there were fewer and smaller price hikes than in years past. The AP analyzed 26,176 list price changes for brand-name prescription drugs from January 1 through July 31 in the years 2015 […]

Diabetic runs 142 miles to protest cost of insulin: Valley Views | Cleveland

Diabetic runs 142 miles to protest cost of insulin: Valley Views | Cleveland

He said several states have passed drug price transparency laws, and he plans to make it his legislative priority if he wins a seat in November. “I’m calling this little trek the road to affordable health care,” he recently told members of the Geauga County Democratic Party. Kennedy will carry hundreds of Ohio citizen signatures […]

Lawmakers Deny Proposal to Require Drug Pricing in Television Ads | Pharmacy Times

Lawmakers Deny Proposal to Require Drug Pricing in Television Ads | Pharmacy Times

Industry officials did indeed take issue with the amendment; the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) spoke out against the proposal in its July comments to HHS on the administration’s drug pricing blueprint, saying “FDA should not pursue any required disclose of list prices in direct-to-consumer pharmaceutical advertising. Such a requirement could confuse patients since […]

To Include Or Not Include Drug Prices In DTC Ads | Forbes

To Include Or Not Include Drug Prices In DTC Ads | Forbes

For quite some time, consumer groups, patient advocates, and even several medical professional societies have called for direct-to-consumer (DTC) advertisements to include information on drug pricing. In June 2017 the American Medical Association put out a statement explicitly arguing in favor of inclusion of drug prices in DTC advertisements. And in late August this year, the […]

The Morality Of Prescription Drug Pricing In America | Forbes

The Morality Of Prescription Drug Pricing In America | Forbes

While walking through the duty-free at Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C., I happened upon the price tag of an imported French purse. Looking around, I wondered how many travelers could afford a $2,000 handbag. At the gate, I found a seat and logged on to the internet, where I happened upon a story about […]

Nvidia’s Turing pricing strategy has been ‘poorly received,’ says Instinet | MarketWatch

Nvidia’s Turing pricing strategy has been ‘poorly received,’ says Instinet | MarketWatch

Shah said that the 2080 TI offers roughly 20% better performance than the 1080 TI, but “it’s a tough sell” to say that the performance boost warrants a price increase of more than 60%. “Nvidia’s pricing strategy remains poorly received by users,” he added. Shah maintained a neutral rating and $250 price target on Nvidia’s […]

High drug prices: America’s migraine (and how to fix it) | The Philadelphia Tribune

High drug prices: America’s migraine (and how to fix it) | The Philadelphia Tribune

Americans go to the pharmacy a lot. We fill an average 12.6 prescriptions per year, and more than half of us regularly take medications—four, on average. Like covering rent or filling the gas tank, taking and paying for medicine has become part of our everyday lives. It’s not a stretch to suggest that the average […]