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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 […]

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 […]

Why Prescription Drug Prices Keep Rising – and 3 Ways to Get Them Under Control | The Fiscal Times

Why Prescription Drug Prices Keep Rising – and 3 Ways to Get Them Under Control | The Fiscal Times

Prescription drug prices have been rising at a blistering rate over the last few decades. Between 1980 and 2016, overall spending on prescription drugs rose from about $12 billion to roughly $330 billion, while its share of total health care spending doubled, from 5% to 10%. Although lawmakers have shown renewed interest in addressing the problem, with pharmaceutical […]

Platform moves to flat-fee pricing | FT Adviser

Platform moves to flat-fee pricing | FT Adviser

The Interactive Investor platform is to move to a monthly flat fee pricing model from July. The platform will offer three service plans: Investor (£9.99 per month), Funds Fan (£13.99 per month), and Super Investor (£19.99 per month). Investors can choose whichever of the plans they want, based on the level of service they require. […]

Should uniform pricing be the norm for large chains? | RetailWire

Should uniform pricing be the norm for large chains? | RetailWire

A new Columbia Business School study found that, depending on the competitive landscape a retailer faces, a national pricing strategy may now be more profitable than a strategy that tailors prices locally. Researchers analyzed 11 million store-level digital camera sale observations across 1,600 geographic markets. Profits of national and local pricing policies were monitored across […]