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‘We’re Fighting For Our Lives’ — Patients Protest Sky-High Insulin Prices | NPR

‘We’re Fighting For Our Lives’ — Patients Protest Sky-High Insulin Prices | NPR

Last year, Lautner noticed other people with Type 1 diabetes tweeting similar stories under the hashtag #Insulin4All. She read the stories of Shane Patrick Boyle and Alec Raeshawn Smith, two men who died because they could not afford their insulin. It was an epiphany. “I thought, ‘My goodness, there’s more people than me. I’m not […]

CVS to try new drug pricing strategy amid new federal pressure over Aetna deal | Washington Examiner

CVS to try new drug pricing strategy amid new federal pressure over Aetna deal | Washington Examiner

CVS Health’s new pricing model will enable clients, which often are corporations and other large business entities, “to clearly see the net cost of their pharmacy benefit and select their PBM provider based on that criteria,” President Derica Rice said in a statement. “We see a real opportunity to offer clients a simpler economic model.” […]

MPs hear price gouging allegations | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Politics – Mobile

MPs hear price gouging allegations | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Politics – Mobile

Putting food on the table is a major worry for older residents, the head of an island charity said yesterday. Claudette Fleming, the executive director of Age Concern, said members had raised concerns over price increases in a recent survey. She said that increased cost can force older people “to go without”. Ms Fleming explained: […]

PRICE GOUGING LAW IN EFFECT IN NORTH CAROLINA | NC DOJ

PRICE GOUGING LAW IN EFFECT IN NORTH CAROLINA | NC DOJ

(RALEIGH) The price gouging law that protects consumers from scammers is now in effect in North Carolina after Governor Roy Cooper declared a statewide state of emergency as a winter storm approaches this weekend. Attorney General Josh Stein notified businesses and consumers today to be on the lookout for any issues. “As the season’s first […]

Could retroactive DIR fees become a thing of the past? | American Pharmacists Association

Could retroactive DIR fees become a thing of the past? | American Pharmacists Association

Under CMS proposed rule, price concessions would be reflected at point of sale APhA and other pharmacy groups hailed a CMS proposed rule that, if finalized, would pass drug price concessions directly to Medicare Advantage (MA) and Part D beneficiaries at the pharmacy counter. The proposed rule would account for pharmacy price concessions, also known […]

Price Transparency at the Point of Care Boosts Patient Savings and Prescriber Efficiency | Business Wire

Price Transparency at the Point of Care Boosts Patient Savings and Prescriber Efficiency | Business Wire

ARLINGTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Surescripts released new data revealing the significant impact of its benefit optimization tools, which have realized measurable cost and time savings for patients and providers. Prescribers utilizing Surescripts Real-Time Prescription Benefit saved patients as much as $8,032 in out-of-pocket costs on a single prescription. Further, when prescribing a medication requiring a prior authorization […]

How price transparency could affect anesthesia practices — 5 takeaways | Becker’s ASC Review

How price transparency could affect anesthesia practices — 5 takeaways | Becker’s ASC Review

As the federal government pushes for increased price transparency, anesthesia practices should prepare to see volume changes at their facilities, according to Anesthesia Business Consultants President and CEO Tony Mira. Here are five takeaways: 1. With patients’ out-of-pocket costs growing, the federal government has made price transparency a top priority. … 4. With this tool, […]

GOP balks at Trump drug pricing plan | TheHill

GOP balks at Trump drug pricing plan | TheHill

Republican opposition is building to a proposal from President Trump to lower drug prices in Medicare. The rare break between Trump and Republican allies follows an aggressive step from the president in October that would tie certain Medicare drug prices to lower prices in other countries, a departure from the traditional GOP position. A coalition of […]

Call to ‘shop around for funeral’ as sector faces major shake-up | This is Money

Call to ‘shop around for funeral’ as sector faces major shake-up | This is Money

Shopping around for a funeral is anathema to many people who lose loved ones or close relatives. But such inertia – understandable though it may be – is allowing some funeral directors to get away with sky-high prices. Last week, the Competition & Markets Authority confirmed it would be launching a full-blown probe into the […]

Spotlight on drug pricing could be catalyst for change in US biosimilar landscape | Endpoints News

Spotlight on drug pricing could be catalyst for change in US biosimilar landscape | Endpoints News

While biosim­i­lar mak­ers have long es­tab­lished them­selves in Eu­rope, only a few copy­cat ver­sions of bi­o­log­ics have launched in the nascent US mar­ket, which is be­gin­ning to show signs of ma­tur­ing, but is com­pli­cated by a re­im­burse­ment land­scape frac­tured by mul­ti­ple play­ers. The spot­light on drug pric­ing, how­ever, may at long last pro­vide the cat­a­lyst for […]