According to GlobalData, COBAS LIAT is one of 108 product lines sold in the US covid-19 tests market; these product lines are sold by 60 different manufacturers. The average selling price for COBAS LIAT decreased in hospitals, health systems, and outside of hospital facilities in 2022. The price of the COBAS LIAT device can be viewed in GlobalData’s micro pricing report and can be retrieved according to purchase date, facility type, bed size, and geographical region. Buy the report here.
The selling price or list price of a medical device is driven by numerous factors, such as therapy area and complexity of procedure, level of reimbursement, development costs, the number of competing manufacturers, product life cycle, and whether there have been any recent new technology or product launches.
In addition, the final selling pricing of medical devices is also impacted by the discounting policy of the manufacturer. Companies such as F. Hoffmann-La Roche apply discounts for their devices based on their internal business strategy, inventory control, and monthly or quarterly sales targets. In addition, sale location can also affect the final selling price of a device, both in terms of geographical region and facility type. Prices for the same medical device often vary in hospitals and health systems versus outside of hospital facilities, for example if high volume healthcare institutions can negotiate discounts or rebates based on large purchase sizes.
F. Hoffmann-La Roche overview
F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd (Roche) is a biotechnology company that develops drugs and diagnostics to treat major diseases. It provides medicines for the treatment of cancer, other auto-immune diseases, central nervous system disorders, ophthalmological disorders, infectious diseases, and respiratory diseases. The company also offers in vitro diagnostics, tissue-based cancer diagnostics, and diabetes management solutions. Roche conducts research to identify novel methods to prevent, diagnose, and treat diseases. The company offers its products and services to hospitals, healthcare professionals, commercial laboratories, researchers, and pharmacists. Together with its subsidiaries and partners, the company has operations in various countries. Roche is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland.
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