Tag Archives: Pricing

OIG’s Proposed Drug Pricing Safe Harbor Amendments: “Hot Takes”

Late yesterday, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a proposed rule to amend the anti-kickback safe harbors[1] in response to perceived risks that rebates paid by pharmaceutical manufacturers to payors … Continue reading

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Is Supermarket Zone Pricing Ripping You Off?

As a reader of Consumer World and Mouse Print*, you are probably a savvier shopper than most. But did you know that some supermarket chains “zone price?” That means the shelf prices and advertised sale prices at its stores can … Continue reading

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Congressional Panels Schedule First Health Policy Hearings of 2019; Drug Pricing, Access to Care, Preexisting Condition Coverage on the Agenda

As the new 116th Congress gets underway, four House and Senate committees are holding hearings to examine health policy issues, including two hearings focusing on prescription drug prices.  Specifically, the following hearings are all scheduled for January 29, 2019: A … Continue reading

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M.C. Escher By Way of Generic Drug Pricing

By Sara W. Koblitz — Though FDA does not have the legal authority to control or even directly address drug prices, Commissioner Gottlieb has certainly not shied away from the issue.  In fact, drug (and biologic) competition and accessibility is … Continue reading

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New Frontiers at the Crossroads between IP and Competition Law; FRAND and Excessive Pricing Thu 24 January 2019

Centre of European Law The Dickson Poon School of Law Public Seminar New Frontiers at the Crossroads between IP and Competition Law; FRAND and Excessive Pricing Thu 24 January 2019 Speakers Gabriella Muscolo, Commissioner, Italian Antitrust Authority Renato Nazzini, Professor… … Continue reading

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