Dusetzina said some drugmakers may be making up for that by launching their new drugs at higher list prices
To create better incentives for lower list prices
, the blueprint called for HHS to consider requiring the inclusion of list prices
in direct-to-consumer advertising.
Executives noted that if financial incentives such as rebates, discounts, and coupons, are taken into account net prices for pharmaceuticals have actually come down even as list prices
are on the rise to accommodate competition on formulary placement.
By late March, commercials will give the pill's list price
plus typical out-of-pocket costs.
Another area in need of more transparency, as laid out in the blueprint, is the opaque system of rebates, which drive list prices
up and do not fully benefit patients.
The potential value of this additional business at list prices
, including TotalCare, is EUR600 million (pounds 306.1 million).
Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer said late on Tuesday it signed an agreement to sell 20 of its Phenom business jets to Avantair, an order worth USD$57 million at list prices
. Oct 18, 2006
TROUBLED aircraft maker Airbus, which has been plunged into crisis by delays in delivering its A380 superjumbo, has raised list prices
for the giant jet which is now running a year behind its original delivery schedule.
The year-on-year rise is equivalent to an average of pounds 221 per vehicle and represents the highest jump in list prices
since February, when prices rose 2.4 per cent.
Most other makers are adding the government's increased so-called first registration fee to their 2004 list prices
. At up to pounds 20 a time, this latest stealth tax hike represents a whopping new source of revenue for the Treasury of about pounds 50 million a year.
Astra savings include pounds 2,200 off the SXi model while unsold Zafira Active, Design, Elegance and GSi Turbo models built before the recent revisions have up to pounds 1,600 off their list prices
, plus three years' free finance.
Now EMC says that its list prices
will translate to something over a third cheaper on the street.