Tag: services pricing

Office Visit: A pricing advantage | The Journal Record

Office Visit: A pricing advantage | The Journal Record

A local daily newspaper recently ran an editorial calling for the establishment of price transparency legislation for health care providers. Their call for this change was appropriate but only half the story. Who could be opposed to greater transparency in any field of endeavor? But there is more to this story. Most people in this […]

Study: Less than half of hospitals, health systems are pursuing customer-friendly billing statements | Becker’s Hospital Review

Study: Less than half of hospitals, health systems are pursuing customer-friendly billing statements | Becker’s Hospital Review

While hospitals and health systems are focusing more on patient-focused initiatives, they have room for improvement in various key areas related to consumerism, particularly pricing strategy and price transparency, according to a new report by Kaufman Hall. The report includes results from a 2018 survey of more than 200 U.S. hospitals and health systems. The […]

Hospitals roll out online price estimators as CMS presses for transparency | Modern Healthcare

Hospitals roll out online price estimators as CMS presses for transparency | Modern Healthcare

Leaders at El Camino Hospital, located in California’s Silicon Valley, wanted to make it easy for tech-savvy consumers to shop online for personalized, reliable price estimates for its medical services. The independent not-for-profit hospital launched a consumer self-service tool in May 2017, after about a year of development work with Experian Health, which previously helped […]

Is 25% the final cut or will it be reduced to 50%? | The Star Online

Is 25% the final cut or will it be reduced to 50%? | The Star Online

Gobind wants broadband ‘pricing to be halved and speed doubled’ ABOUT two weeks ago, Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM), the main Internet access provider, published a pricing structure for access on its website that seemed different from what the regulator had suggested earlier this year. That made it obvious TM did not agree with the Malaysian […]

Pirates in Your Pocket! Innovative Travel App Offers Personalized Deals in Real Time | PR Web

Pirates in Your Pocket! Innovative Travel App Offers Personalized Deals in Real Time | PR Web

Users can find a video demonstrating the app on YouTube. In addition to curated deals, the app’s “Booking” page features transparent flight and hotel price comparisons as well as a vacation booking engine, which allows users to secure deeply-discounted rates when booking a hotel bundled with a flight. Since the company launched in the U.S. […]

How to Segment When All Customers Look Alike | Strategic Pricing Solutions

How to Segment When All Customers Look Alike | Strategic Pricing Solutions

Customer segmentation is a simple concept – identify groups of customers who tend to have similar levels of price sensitivity and set distinct prices for each group.  Unfortunately, many companies either think all their customers are the same, or they don’t have enough information to create segments.  In particular, we often see this in retail […]

New Rules Require Brokers To Disclose Commissions On Bond Trades | Forbes

New Rules Require Brokers To Disclose Commissions On Bond Trades | Forbes

I cannot count how many times I’ve heard investors brag about all their no commission bond trades. Maybe they thought if they said it enough times, it would come true. It is not true now, nor has it ever been true. The regulators allowed the industry to drag its feet for years—until May 14, 2018. […]

Whistleblower files lawsuit against CVS Caremark for falsifying drug prices | wkyc.com

Whistleblower files lawsuit against CVS Caremark for falsifying drug prices | wkyc.com

In fact, we announced in March (https://cvshealth.com/newsroom/press-releases/cvs-health-kept-drug-price-growth-nearly-flat-and-improved-medication) that in 2017, we kept drug price growth nearly flat for our PBM clients, despite manufacturer price inflation near 10 percent. Annual out-of-pocket costs for PBM members also declined, with three out of four members spending less than $100 out of pocket for their prescriptions, and nearly 90 […]

State Policies to Address Prescription Drug Prices | Center for American Progress

State Policies to Address Prescription Drug Prices | Center for American Progress

Over the past few years, high and rising prescription drug prices have generated significant controversy. Large, bipartisan majorities of the public support increased government action to reduce drug prices.1 However, little action has been taken at the federal level to reduce prices. Despite President Donald Trump’s repeated promises during the campaign to crack down on […]

Coin-Op 101: The Upside of Full-Cycle Tumbler Pricing (Conclusion) | American Coin-Op

Coin-Op 101: The Upside of Full-Cycle Tumbler Pricing (Conclusion) | American Coin-Op

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — What really makes the laundry business great is the flexibility that comes with it. Owners can decide what amenities to offer based on their clientele and market. The variations of store sizes and machine capacity offerings alone are examples of just how much this business is not one-size-fits-all. Then there are payment […]