TITLE

Report: $1B spent on 10 prescription drugs Upstate

AUTHOR(S)
Reinhardt, Eric
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Business Journal (Central New York);5/23/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 21, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the findings of a study on how citizens spend money on prescription drugs in New York. The study conducted by the largest health insurer Excellus BlueCross Blueshield found that New Yorkers spend a lot of money on brand name prescription drugs such as Lipitor and Advair. The study revealed the need for consumers to realize that expensive prescription drugs have generic equivalents and cheaper alternatives.
ACCESSION #
39149026

 

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