Controlling Prescription Costs

Ness, Carlene
December 2007
Breckenridge American;12/29/2007, Vol. 104, Special section p18
The article gives advice on keeping medication costs under control. If eligible, it is suggested to join the Medicare drug benefit program. To ensure that people are not prescribed a drug they do not need, it is recommended to discuss medications with the doctor. It is also important to inquire from doctors about using generic drugs which can be priced up to five times less than branded medications.


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