Most companies maintain that drug prices should be be based on research, development and production costs, but Dr. Neumann and Dr. Cohen suggested that drug prices should reflect the value they provide, considering such factors as health benefits and cost-effectiveness.
Pfizer would lead the combined company, which would surpass Johnson & Johnson as the biggest drug maker by revenue, with more than $60 billion in sales.
Starting in January, the Affordable Care Act requires businesses with 50 or more full-time-equivalent employees to offer workers health insurance or face penalties that can exceed $2,000 per employee.
Competition among generic drug makers pushes drug prices downward. But such competition is weak for a growing and expensive class of drugs called biologics. A big reason has to do with the science that underlies them.
“Both companies have a proven track record of delivering customer service excellence and cost- effective pharmacy benefit management services to hospice providers. With the combination of our clinical programs and dedicated professional staff, along with new investments in technology, we will lead by delivering unique, innovative solutions to our clients.”
Philidor is a mail-order pharmacy that almost exclusively dispenses Valeant’s dermatology products, many of which are expensive and compete with much cheaper alternatives.
Transformation Fitness and Wellness, an Indianapolis-based personal training and wellness company, was like a lot of small companies that rely on a retail location to draw in new customers. They had their own mixed feelings about wanting an upgraded location…
Telemedicine has been praised as a cost-effective way to link doctors and patients, enabling physicians to monitor their medical conditions and consult with specialists in a way that overcomes time and distance.
The key to creating sustainable success is making decisions that honor both your values and business objectives.
Based on annual claims and patient volumes, the 2015 rankings provide home health and hospice services companies with market landscape information to help them better understand their market position, dynamics and environment to grow their businesses.