A simple question at the pharmacy could unlock savings for millions of Medicare beneficiaries. Under a little-known Medicare rule, they can pay a lower cash price for prescriptions instead of using their insurance and doling out the amount the policy requires.
Prescription drug companies could be forced to divulge development costs for their products in Oregon under a proposal advancing in the state House. Drug companies would be required to disclose the costs for developing, manufacturing, marketing and distributing their most expensive
Schenectady County, New York, is on track to pay 20 percent less on prescription drugs for its employees this year than in 2003. Flagler County, Florida, expects to save nearly $200,000 in 2017 on brand-name medicines for its 800 workers, its