TITLE

A Discount Card Distresses Druggists

AUTHOR(S)
Ruth, Joao-Pierre S.
PUB. DATE
July 2001
SOURCE
Business News New Jersey;7/31/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 31, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses a United States government program that would give all seniors on Medicare 10% to 25% discount on prescription drugs purchased at participating pharmacies. Objections raised by the drug store trade groups; Concerns that discount card systems tend to eat away at pharmacies' already low margins for filling prescriptions.
ACCESSION #
4995481

 

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