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Is Medicare Price Negotiation the Solution We Need?

Numerof Brief

On August 29th, the Biden Administration named the 10 drugs that will be subject to price negotiation with Medicare in the initial implementation of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) of 2022. Release of the list marked a milestone in a decades-long effort by Democrats to use the purchasing power of…

Transatlantic Perspectives on the Future of Pharma

For years, lawmakers have targeted the pharmaceutical industry, blaming it for the high cost of healthcare – its role in the management of Covid-19 notwithstanding.  Despite recent breakthroughs to rid the world of its worst scourges, both the U.S. and EU appear to regard pharma as the single worst actor…

Competitive Strategy for Mid-Sized Payers: Creative Collaborations are Key

Chief Healthcare Executive

Long-term success in any industry requires ongoing investment to progress customer-facing capabilities and internal operations. Health insurance is no exception and – one could argue – due to often thin differences among competitors, is a side of the health care ecosystem where smart reinvestment can create the margin to win…