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2014-06-27 12:26:08

Series C Round Financing led by Canaan Partners NEW YORK, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Truveris, a leading platform for pharmacy pricing and benefits analysis, today announced it raised $12.75 million in a Series C Round financing. Canaan Partners led the investment and was joined by existing investors New Leaf Venture Partners, Tribeca Venture Partners, New Atlantic Ventures and First Round. Truveris will use the funds to scale the firm's sales and marketing teams and further...

2014-06-25 23:04:03

A new study, Impact of a Texas-Like Formulary in Other States, from the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) examines how a Texas-like closed drug formulary might affect the prevalence and costs of drugs in 23 other state workers’ compensation systems that do not currently have a drug formulary. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 A new study from the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) examines how a Texas-like closed drug formulary might affect the prevalence and...

2014-04-17 11:28:47

Dermatologists with access to free drug samples are more likely than those without access to samples to write prescriptions for drugs that are more expensive, according to a study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Although studies have shown that most physicians do not believe that the availability of free samples affects their behavior or recommendations for patients, the researchers found that the average retail cost of the prescriptions written by...

2014-01-14 23:05:07

In 2013, 850 users saved $45,000 off their prescription medication costs. The savings were realized through Mobile Health’s prescription discount card program offered free. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 An end of year report shows that Mobile Health’s prescription discount card program saved users over $45,000 in 2013. The discount applies to most generic and brand name prescriptions sold at pharmacies nationwide. Since the cards are pre-activated and do not require...

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...

2013-10-31 23:00:15

As the health insurance exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act become active, questions still remain about the day-to-day details surrounding prescription drug coverage under Obamacare. For patients who find themselves with increased drug costs, ordering prescription drugs online through The Canadian Pharmacy is a smart, money-saving option. Winnipeg, Manitoba (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Controversy continues to burn over Obamacare in the wake of the U.S. government shutdown. Too many...

2013-07-17 23:19:02

AffordRx believes strongly that a Xarelto prescription discount card as well as discounts for other deep-vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism medications can save lives. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Deep-vein thrombosis (DVT) is the clinical term for a blood clot in an extremity – most commonly found in the legs. Deep-vein thrombosis can develop into a pulmonary embolism, which is life threatening. More than half a million people are diagnosed with a pulmonary embolism every year...

2013-06-14 23:03:04

Acanya Discounts Now Available from AffordRx.com Margate, NJ (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 The American Academy of Dermatology states that acne is the most common skin disorder in America today. By their mid-teen years, over forty percent of people have acne or acne scarring severe enough to necessitate a doctor's care. This can lead to permanent scarring and an exacerbation of symptoms. In a society where appearance affects every aspect of life, treating acne is about much more than vanity. While...

2013-05-06 23:22:43

Printable discount cards from MedicationDiscountCard.com for Focalin Margate City, NJ (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 It is estimated that over seven million children in the United States lack any type of medical insurance. Even if these children are able to see a doctor, filling expensive prescriptions month after month can be crippling to families on a budget. This often leads to skipping doses, or even forgoing medication altogether. Upon hearing this, MedicationDiscountCard.com set out to help...


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