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Medicare price lookup tool good model for private market | Fox Business

Medicare price lookup tool good model for private market | Fox Business

A true free market relies on open, fair competition. In order to achieve this, an informed consumer Opens a New Window. is required. They must be fully aware of the choices they have at their disposal and how much they cost Opens a New Window. , so they can properly weigh their options. At that […]

Price Controls Best Way to Cut Health Costs, Economists Say | Medpage Today

Price Controls Best Way to Cut Health Costs, Economists Say | Medpage Today

WASHINGTON — Are price controls really the best solution to lower healthcare costs? “I’m a card-carrying economist — my card may be revoked, [but] I’ll just say ‘Yes,’” said Dan Polsky, PhD, professor of health economics at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, speaking Monday at an event on U.S. health spending sponsored by the Robert […]

A last-minute ruling means TV ads won’t list drug prices as planned | Marketplace

A last-minute ruling means TV ads won’t list drug prices as planned | Marketplace

If you watch television these days, you’ve seen drug advertisements. They tend to feature happy people doing happy, normal things, thanks to a new drug (often, while a litany of side-effects plays in the background). At midnight last night, those commercials were supposed to change. A new rule was scheduled to kick in that would […]

Price Transparency Can Improve Ambulance Rides and Save You Money | IWF

Price Transparency Can Improve Ambulance Rides and Save You Money | IWF

No one wants to find themselves dialing 911. Unfortunately, life takes unexpected turns and having emergency responders is something to be thankful for. That being said, ambulance rides are notoriously expensive, and not always medically necessary. Because specific internal paperwork, third-party preferences in hospital, and lack of competition, people in emergency situations are often left […]

Trump’s healthcare executive order is a win for everyday Americans | Washington Examiner

Trump’s healthcare executive order is a win for everyday Americans | Washington Examiner

In late June, President Trump signed an executive order that aims to make healthcare prices more transparent. The order calls on the Secretary of Health and Human Services to propose rules that would require hospitals to publicly post standard prices for medical care in an “easy-to-understand, consumer-friendly” format that will “allow patients to compare prices […]

Donald Trump says ‘favored-nations clause’ on drug prices is on its way | UPI

Donald Trump says ‘favored-nations clause’ on drug prices is on its way | UPI

July 5 (UPI) — President Donald Trump on Friday said his administration intends to announce a plan to decrease prescription drug costs based on the lowest price other countries pay. He called it a “favored-nations clause.” “As you know, for years and years, other nations paid less for drugs than we do,” he told reporters […]

Five Questions About Price Transparency [Video] | AAF

Five Questions About Price Transparency [Video] | AAF

This week, Christopher Holt explains in a brief video the intention behind encouraging price transparency in health care — as well as the challenges that come with such transparency. CHART REVIEW Tara O’Neill Hayes, Deputy Director of Health Care Policy Congress is considering reforms to the Medicare Part D benefit structure, including potentially changing the […]

Trump administration preparing drug price executive order | CNBC

Trump administration preparing drug price executive order | CNBC

President Donald Trump said Friday he’s preparing an executive order declaring a “favored nations clause” for drug prices, where the U.S. will pay no more than the country with the lowest prescription drug prices. “As you know for years and years other nations pay less for drugs than we do,” Trump told reporters on the […]

New State Law Aiming To Lower Prescription Drug Prices Takes Effect | CBS Baltimore

New State Law Aiming To Lower Prescription Drug Prices Takes Effect | CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A state law taking effect in Maryland Monday will take on large pharmaceutical companies by creating a prescription drug affordability board tasked with tackling rising prescription costs. Board members will be fighting to make prescription drugs more affordable in the state, including putting a cap on prices for some medications. The law […]

How Can Providers Support Meaningful Price Transparency for Consumers? | HIT

How Can Providers Support Meaningful Price Transparency for Consumers? | HIT

So, where does consumerism intersect price with transparency? The short answer is “everywhere” and the longer answer shows that most patients remain “passive” consumers of healthcare, especially when the patient is an established and frequent user of services.3 When we think about how this impacts overage consumption of care, patients who have a level of […]