Latest Prescription costs Stories

2010-08-05 08:00:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacy spending for Prime Therapeutics (Prime) and its Blue Cross and Blue Shield partners increased just 3.4 percent in 2009, among the lowest rates in the industry, according to Prime's 2010 Drug Trend Insights report released today.

2009-12-28 23:01:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- America's seniors are being overwhelmed by the number of prescription drugs they take on a daily basis.

2009-11-05 12:14:00

TROY, Mich., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Medtipster, the company behind the new online healthcare search engine and price comparator Medtipster.com, is pleased to announce a new promotion to help Michigan residents save on their prescription costs.

2009-11-03 07:30:00

Service to support medication adherence and provide Express Scripts members with cost- and time-saving options ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Express Scripts, Inc.

2009-10-07 06:00:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS) is helping seniors in this tough economy find smart solutions for getting the most value out of their Medicare prescription drug plan.

2009-09-16 17:47:39

U.S. retail giant Wal-Mart said it would extend its affordable prescription drug program with free mailing of inexpensive drugs. In a statement released Tuesday, the company said it would allow U.S. citizens to order 90-day supplies of about 300 generic prescription drugs for $10.

2009-08-13 09:00:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today the results of its 2009 Health IQ study which examined consumer attitudes and behaviors around health care and prescription usage.

2009-07-09 11:28:00

CHICAGO, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Skyrocketing prescription drug prices are stinging Illinoisans over the age 50 -- forcing nearly 20 percent to cut back on the basics, like food and utilities, in order to afford needed medications.

2009-06-25 09:38:00

PRINCETON, N.J., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- "Congratulations President Obama on your agreement with large pharmaceutical companies to cut prescription costs for the elderly," says Mark D. Steele, president of NeoStrata Company, Inc.

2009-03-10 09:00:00

www.PaRxPriceFinder.com is Part of Governor Rendell's Economic Recovery and Relief Initiative to Help Pennsylvania Families HARRISBURG, Pa., March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new Web site demonstrated in Harrisburg today will help consumers find the lowest local prices for more than 300 of the most widely-used prescription medications. The Web site, www.PaRxPricefinder.com, was announced yesterday by Governor Edward G.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.