Latest Prescription costs Stories
Consumer protection group's new resource helps Americans cut prescription costs without compromising drug safety WASHINGTON, Dec.
It was announced on Tuesday that there is no evidence that brand-name drugs given to care for heart and other cardiovascular situations work any more effectively than their less expensive generic equivalents.
By The Miami Herald Risks: There's an increased chance of receiving a counterfeit medication from a noncredible source. Other countries don't have the same safeguards in place that the United States does to prevent counterfeit medications.
Supermarket operator Weis Markets has completed the chainwide rollout of its new generic prescription plan offering a 90-day supply of more than 350 generic prescriptions for $9.99.
SUNBURY, Pa., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Weis Markets Inc. today said it has completed the chainwide rollout of its new generic prescription plan offering a 90-day supply of more than 350 generic prescriptions for $9.99.
By Strazewski, Len Use of CDHPs requires agents to work closely with employers and plan providers Consumer-directed health plans (CDHPs) may be exciting new plan designs for managing and sometimes reducing employer health plans costs, but they aren't without pitfalls.
SALT LAKE CITY, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- RxAmerica, a leading pharmacy benefit management (PBM) company, announced today an agreement with SureScripts to provide electronic prescribing to its prescribers and plans.
Following free drug sample receipt, patients who receive these samples have significantly higher out-of-pocket prescription costs than those who don't, according to the first study to look at the out-of-pocket cost associated with free-sample use, published in the March 24, 2008, issue of Medical Care.
Prescribing costs increase dramatically when people reach 65, according to a detailed analysis of more than five million patients published in the March issue of the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology.
- A political dynamiter.