Tag Archives: Prices

Banks Pressure Health Care Firms to Raise Prices on Critical Drugs, Medical Supplies for Coronavirus – The Intercept

In recent weeks, investment bankers have pressed health care companies on the front lines of fighting the novel coronavirus, including drug firms developing experimental treatments and medical supply firms, to consider ways that they can profit from the crisis. The media has mostly focused on individuals who have taken advantage of the market for now-scarce… Read More »

Biotech veterans and critics found new company to undercut drug prices

A pharmacy technician fills a prescription inside a Walmart store in Trevose, Pa. Mike Mergen | Bloomberg | Getty Images In the earliest days of Amazon, Jeff Bezos reportedly held meetings with his team in a local Barnes & Noble. At this week’s JPMorgan Healthcare Conference, the industry’s largest investing event of the year, venture… Read More »

Drug Prices In TV Ads: How Transparent Are They?

By Arlene Weintraub, Next Avenue Contributor A website launched by pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly earlier this year leads with a daunting statement about the price of its diabetes drug Trulicity: “Drug prices can be confusing,” it says. That’s for sure, and thanks to a new mandate from the Trump administration, consumers could find themselves even more… Read More »