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2009-02-19 07:00:00

Prescribers Now Have Access to Low-Price Generic Options, Helping Consumers Save Money on Prescriptions BENTONVILLE, Ark., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

2008-12-01 08:00:00

Consumer protection group's new resource helps Americans cut prescription costs without compromising drug safety WASHINGTON, Dec.

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2008-12-03 12:40:00

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.

2008-10-13 00:00:25

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.

2008-10-06 09:00:57

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.

2008-10-03 09:00:37

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.

2008-08-26 03:00:17

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.

2008-06-24 02:29:38

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.

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2008-03-24 13:40:00

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.

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2008-03-13 09:40:00

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.


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