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Secretive ‘Rebate Trap’ Keeps Generic Drugs Out Of Reach

Lisa Crook was lucky. She saved $800 last year after her insurance company started covering a new, less expensive insulin called Basaglar that was virtually identical to the brand she had used for years.

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Proposed Changes On Medicare Drugs Create Winners & Losers

Medicare’s administrator, Seema Verma, said the goal is to lower costs for beneficiaries and modernize the government’s flagship health insurance program.

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Medicare Open Enrollment: What You Need To Know

If you are not happy with your Medicare coverage, now is the time to make a change.

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Medicare Patients May Lower Cost Of Drugs By Not Using Their Insurance

Researchers compared out-of-pocket costs for 30-day supplies of 27 different drugs for conditions related to cardiovascular disease.

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Lower Your Medicare Drug Costs: Ask Pharmacist For Cash Price

Under a little-known Medicare rule, subscribers can pay a lower cash price for prescriptions instead of using their insurance.

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U.S. To Consider Expanding Medicare Drug Price Negotiation

The Trump administration is considering expanding Medicare’s ability to negotiate the cost of drugs by giving private payers a role in setting the price of medicines administered in hospitals and doctors’ offices.

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