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Epic Games issues V-Buck refunds for Fortnite ‘Birdie’ skin pricing error | Fortnite INTEL

Epic Games issues V-Buck refunds for Fortnite ‘Birdie’ skin pricing error | Fortnite INTEL

The Birdie skin was offered briefly in the Fortnite Item Shop for 1,200 V-Bucks, which was 400 V-Bucks over the original price, and Epic has refunded those players. On April 14, Epic Games released the Birdie female skin in the Fortnite Item Shop for 1,200 V-Bucks, however, there was an error with the pricing. Fortnite […]

Point of View: Time to end PBM price gouging | The Oklahoman

Point of View: Time to end PBM price gouging | The Oklahoman

Prescription drug prices are out of control. For too long, large corporations have used legal loopholes to profit off of those in need, and it’s time to pass legislation to curtail these harmful practices. House Bill 2632 and Senate Bill 841 are making their way through the legislative process with the goal of giving you […]

Sarbanes calls insulin-pricing system ‘hocus pocus’ | Capital Gazette

Sarbanes calls insulin-pricing system ‘hocus pocus’ | Capital Gazette

U.S. Rep. John Sarbanes on Wednesday criticized insulin producers for their lack of transparency in setting prices. “I do not buy the argument that the patient is going to be worse off, the consumer is going to be worse off, if we have complete transparency,” the Baltimore County Democrat said at a hearing by the […]

Maryland, Massachusetts statehouses press drug-pricing bills as feds founder | FiercePharma

Maryland, Massachusetts statehouses press drug-pricing bills as feds founder | FiercePharma

As drug-pricing proposals proliferate at the federal level, states are taking their own steps to rein in sticker prices. That fight hasn’t been easy, what with the pharma industry’s lobbying power. But it’s not impossible, either. Consider the basket of bills under consideration in Massachusetts. The state legislature’s Joint Committee on Health Care Financing heard testimony on the skyrocketing […]

Despite pharma’s best efforts, Maryland advances major drug pricing bill | STAT

Despite pharma’s best efforts, Maryland advances major drug pricing bill | STAT

NNAPOLIS, Md. — The drug industry has long been seen as invincible in this small state capital, where last year it retained more than 100 lobbyists: two for every state senator, plus a dozen to spare. So drug pricing advocates considered it nothing short of a triumph this past Monday when, with an hour remaining […]

Potential Pricing of Peanut Allergy Treatments Too High, Report Says | BioSpace

Potential Pricing of Peanut Allergy Treatments Too High, Report Says | BioSpace

With the ever-rising concerns over the costs of various prescription medications, a report from consumer pharmaceutical watchdog group Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) released a report questioning the potential pricing of two yet-to-be-approved peanut allergy treatments. In March, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration accepted the Biologics License Application of Aimmune Therapeutics’s lead […]

An Easter petrol price rise will make motorists cross | Illawarra Mercury

An Easter petrol price rise will make motorists cross | Illawarra Mercury

Petrol prices could be on the way up just in time for the school holidays – but it’s not an attempt at price gouging, according to the NRMA. Peter Khoury from the motoring group said the Sydney market was at at the bottom of the price cycle and expected a sudden overnight surge of as […]

Dr. Matthew Stryker: Who profits from drug price decreases? | Fox News

Dr. Matthew Stryker: Who profits from drug price decreases? | Fox News

According to a new analysis released last month, Americans spent $3.65 trillion dollars on health care in 2018 – more than the entire gross domestic product of Canada. That’s over $11,000 per person, and it reflects a growing affordability crisis that threatens the health of millions of people. The Trump administration has been pushing for […]

Would requiring prices in pharmaceutical ads make drugs cheaper? [Podcast] | MarketPlace

Would requiring prices in pharmaceutical ads make drugs cheaper? [Podcast] | MarketPlace

The Trump administration is expected to finalize a new rule soon that would require drug makers to include list prices in their TV ads for prescription drugs. The idea is that such transparency will lead to more competition and ultimately to lower cost for consumers. One big drug company is already including the list price […]

Colorado’s plan to reduce healthcare costs | Becker’s Hospital Review

Colorado’s plan to reduce healthcare costs | Becker’s Hospital Review

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has unveiled a roadmap to address healthcare affordability, and the plan begins with increasing hospital price transparency, according to the Colorado Times Reporter. The governor created the Office of Saving People Money on Health Care, led by Lt. Gov. Dianne Primavera, a four-time cancer survivor, to implement the roadmap. “Gov. Polis […]