April 4, 2014

Medication nonadherence is common, but it may be reduced by lower drug costs and co-payments, as well as increased follow-up care, according to a study published earlier this week in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

March 4, 2014

Physicians Interactive, a provider of online and mobile clinical resources and solutions for healthcare professionals, and McKesson Patient Relationship Solutions, a provider of pharmaceutical manufacturer-sponsored patient adherence programs, on Tuesday announced a collaboration to jointly deliver Coupons on Demand.

February 20, 2014

In most exchange plans, consumers will face paying a percentage of the costs — often called co-insurance — rather than fixed-dollar co-payments for many specialty medications used to treat rare and complex diseases.

September 3, 2013

Over the last few years, many drug makers have offered coupons and co-payment-assistance programs as a way to reduce patients' out-of-pocket spending on medications, but a new study questions whether they really reduce spending in the long run and whether they're even legal.

May 14, 2013

Americans and their health care plans are spending less on medicines and health services. Is that a good thing?

May 9, 2013

Declining use overall of healthcare services drove down spending on medicines in the United States by 3.5% per capita last year, according to a new study.

January 8, 2013

A new study indicates that the public bears "unnecessary expense" when generic drugs aren't used.

December 20, 2012

Retail co-pays for drugs are on the rise across all drug types, according to a new study by the Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute.

October 1, 2012

SilverScript Insurance, a CVS Caremark company, announced on Monday that a variety of new Medicare prescription drug plan options are available for 2013.

June 18, 2012

Americans still are forgoing or delaying health care on account of the economy, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation, which recently released its May Health Tracking Poll.

October 28, 2011

The program to offer certain generic drugs virtually for free to Medicare Part D beneficiaries is one of Rite Aid’s many new ways to attract more customers and thus grow its sales and profits, especially in the pharmacy.

October 25, 2011

Medicare Part D beneficiaries will be able to obtain hundreds of generic drugs without any deductible or co-pay under a new program offered by Rite Aid.

October 3, 2011

Humana will offer Medicare Part D beneficiaries a prescription drug plan co-branded with Wal-Mart Stores, the two companies said Monday.

June 29, 2011

Meijer's free prenatal vitamins prescription program filled its 1 millionth prescription this week, the company announced Wednesday.

June 15, 2011

There are better ways to reduce expenses for Tricare beneficiaries than to restrict access to community pharmacy. What's more, Congress should adopt alternative cost-saving strategies, including utilizing local pharmacists. That was a key message in an op-ed co-authored by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the National Community Pharmacists Association and published June 13 in The Hill's Congress Blog.

July 7, 2010

Midwestern health insurer Health Alliance is offering a program to help fully insured members with...

June 3, 2010

A provision in the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2011 delivers a prize...