Topic: Price Transparency
The Department of Health and Human Services and NASA are working together to study health concerns, plus more healthcare headlines.
CMS officials announced on Monday that the agency is considering a policy that would require pharmacy rebates to be passed on to seniors.
Health IT executives say big tech firms will push health systems toward price transparency faster than they want to go.
Negotiated prices vary widely between payers and by plan type, says a new National Bureau of Economic Research working paper.
The first part of HCCI's series on the healthcare marketplace documents the wide regional variation in prices.
CMS wants drug companies to put their list prices in television ads, but whether that policy is something it can enforce remains a major question.
The Trump administration is planning to force drug companies to include the list price of their products in direct-to-consumer advertising.
As part of its ongoing efforts to protect the 340B program, the AHA unveiled a set of “stewardship principles” to boost transparency.
Drug rebates negotiated by pharmacy benefit managers are a popular topic for politicians. But CVS CEO Larry Merlo doesn't see either going away soon.
Axios took a deep dive into hospital pricing data from CMS, plus more healthcare headlines.