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Price Transparency – Again: Eating the Elephant In Little Bites | Forbes

Price Transparency – Again: Eating the Elephant In Little Bites | Forbes

The Trump administration appears bent on helping consumers gain better insight into their healthcare purchases, though painstakingly doing so one small bite at a time. As contemplated in an earlier article, “Why Healthcare Price ‘Transparency’ Is A Myth, And What Consumers Can Do About It”  (https://www.forbes.com/sites/jeffgorke/2019/01/23/why-healthcare-price-transparency-is-a-myth-and-what-consumers-can-do-about-it/#301c2bb97c3f), I offered that in 2018 the Centers for Medicare […]

Conservatives buck Trump over worries of ‘socialist’ drug pricing | TheHill

Conservatives buck Trump over worries of ‘socialist’ drug pricing | TheHill

Conservatives are growing increasingly uneasy with the Trump administration’s new drug pricing policy. President Trump is desperately seeking an elusive political win in his efforts to lower prescription drug costs, but he faces a hard sell to conservative groups and GOP lawmakers as he touts ideas traditionally favored by Democrats and presidential candidate Sen. Bernie […]

Thai Tourism minister addresses dual pricing for foreigners, says it should be the same as Thai pricing | The Pattaya News

Thai Tourism minister addresses dual pricing for foreigners, says it should be the same as Thai pricing | The Pattaya News

Thailand may be seeing the beginning of the end to a subject that angers many visitors and residents in the kingdom, dual pricing for foreigners and tourists. Thailand’s new Minister for Tourism and Sports Pipat Ratchakitprakarn was speaking to Thai reporters this morning, August 6th, 2019, about what needs to be done to stimulate the […]

Tourism: An end to dual pricing? Tourism minister talks of stimulus measures | Thailand Visa Forum

Tourism: An end to dual pricing? Tourism minister talks of stimulus measures | Thailand Visa Forum

Thailand could be seeing the beginning of the end to a subject that angers many visitors and residents in the kingdom. Dual pricing for foreigners and tourists. Thailand’s new Minister for Tourism and Sports Pipat Ratchakitprakarn was speaking to Thai reporters about what needs to be done to stimulate the tourism sector. He said that […]

Dual pricing and why it is possible to treat customers fairly | Insurance Business

Dual pricing and why it is possible to treat customers fairly | Insurance Business

How do insurers build loyalty when consumers are told that sticking with the same insurance company or phone contract year after year costs them more money? The dual pricing model used by many insurers exploits customer loyalty rather than rewards it. Enticing new customers with cheap introductory offers while existing customers see their premiums increase […]

The trick that makes you overspend | BBC Worklife

The trick that makes you overspend | BBC Worklife

When you buy a cup of coffee, you might have noticed that of the three size options – small, medium and large – the medium-sized serving often costs almost as much as the large. Given the apparent bargain, have you ever opted for the biggest and most expensive option? If so, you have been nudged […]

Trump price transparency proposals take long bet on curbing costs | Modern Healthcare

Trump price transparency proposals take long bet on curbing costs | Modern Healthcare

Requiring hospitals to display their insurer-negotiated prices online likely won’t lower healthcare spending in the near term. But economists and other experts say it’s a worthwhile experiment in bringing transparency to one of the few industries in which patients often don’t know the cost of a service before they buy it. The Trump administration earlier […]

Trump And The Senate Make Significant Progress On Hospital Price Transparency | Forbes

Trump And The Senate Make Significant Progress On Hospital Price Transparency | Forbes

For years, observers from across the spectrum have called for more price transparency in health care, especially when it comes to hospitals. Thanks to initiatives from the White House and a key Senate committee, that moment is now close at hand. Proposed rule could revolutionize hospital markets On July 30, the Centers for Medicare and […]

Airfare and Hotel Prices Will Stabilize in 2020, Study Says | Travel Market Report

Airfare and Hotel Prices Will Stabilize in 2020, Study Says | Travel Market Report

After a year of rising airfares and hotel rates, travel industry pricing will level off next year, according to a report conducted by CWT (formerly Carlson Wagonlit Travel) and the Global Business Travel Association. “We believe that prices are set to slow down in 2020,” Christophe Renard, vice president of CWT Solutions, said at a […]

Pfizer to combine off-patent drug business with Mylan | PHYS.ORG

Pfizer to combine off-patent drug business with Mylan | PHYS.ORG

Pfizer announced Monday it will merge its off-patent drug business with generic drugmaker Mylan to create a global leader in low-cost treatment, a business that faces significant political pressure in the US. The new entity, which will be renamed upon the deal’s closure, will have a portfolio that includes impotence drug Viagra, cholesterol pills Lipitor, […]