In fact, our government does “negotiate” drug prices

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The cost of pharmaceuticals is often in the news. Sometimes the story revolves around price-gouging (think Tura Pharmaceuticals). Other times the story revolves around life-saving therapies that come at high costs (think Sovaldi and Harvoni). Sometimes the national conversation leads many people to ask “why doesn’t our government negotiate the price it … Read More

CMS ACOs Cannot Fail

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Quite a bit of news around Physician Payment Reform has been released these last two weeks – rather silently from CMS. The ACA is built on three main premises; Coverage Expansion – Insurance Reform –Physician Incentive & Payment Change. And you know about how each of these pillars depends on … Read More