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2014-01-07 13:50:07

The cost of insurance co-payments for cutting-edge pharmaceuticals can vary widely from patient to patient. When the patient's share of prescription costs becomes too high, many patients skip doses or stop taking medication entirely, according to research conducted at the University of North Carolina. Using data from health plan claims for the anti-cancer drug imatinib filed between 2002 to 2011, Stacie B. Dusetzina, PhD, research professor at the UNC School of Medicine and Gillings School...

2013-11-12 09:20:46

The new federal health-care law gives millions of Americans access to medical insurance. However, choosing the right coverage — a daunting task for most people — could be even more difficult for those who have never had health insurance, according to a new study at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Although the research took place before enrollment under the federal Affordable Care Act began last month, the study’s authors identified hurdles that appear to be...

2013-11-07 23:34:22

Some patients may start rationing their medications and taking them either less frequently or in smaller doses than prescribed. Ace Innovative Group creates The "Copay" Mobile App to offer more options. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Researchers compared medication adherence among veterans with hypertension or diabetes at four Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Centers after a rise in the copay for prescription drugs was implemented. Patient adherence was...

2013-10-30 23:29:53

The latest issue of Drug Benefit News takes a look at how insurers and PBMs are using copay coupons to boost adherence to specialty drugs. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Many health plans and PBMs agree that copay coupons offered by makers of traditional brand-name drugs thwart formulary compliance, and have attempted to combat their use through tactics such as enlarging copay differentials and applying utilization management. But when it comes to coupons and discount programs...

2013-10-29 23:32:38

Many patients are being priced-away from the most beneficial drugs because of out-of-control drug prices, and rising copay costs. CoPay Prescription Drug Mobile App could be the answer to many of these patients health care. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 [The New York Times has reported the cost of both Brand Name and Generic Drugs are increasing at astronomical rates, and is affecting the health care of everybody. Americans use more generic medications than patients in any other...

2013-10-22 23:33:21

In light of rising CoPays, new free mobile app from Ace Innovation Group not only makes it easy for both physicians and patients to determine if a generic or brand name drug is needed but also makes their selection more affordable. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 When a physician prescribes a drug for a patient, the CoPay can make a big difference in the decision making process. Perhaps the patient cannot afford the CoPay, or maybe the brand name drug offers better treatment. With...

2013-09-19 23:31:40

New mobile app called Copay Discount, means big savings for the patient, along with being prescribed the best choice of medications. This mobile app is free and available immediately for both iPhone and Android users. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 The Co-pay Discount Mobile App from ACE Innovation Group provides a solution to the dilemma faced by physicians on a daily basis. Available for both iPhone and Android Platforms, the Co-Pay Discount App will assist in the decision...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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