November 24, 2010

More than ever, seniors who rely on Medicare need to carefully evaluate the dizzying array of prescription drug plan choices available to them, as the 2011 enrollment period for Medicare Part D drug benefit program goes into high gear, independent pharmacy leaders declared Tuesday.

November 24, 2010

UnitedHealth Group will start a program next year that it said can reduce drug costs to as low as $2 per script, the company said Tuesday.

November 16, 2010

With the holiday season just around the corner, CVS/pharmacy is encouraging older adults and their...

November 15, 2010

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has proposed a rule shortening the traditional 30-day...

November 14, 2010

Humana and Wal-Mart Stores on Monday announced that Mary Lee Reinscheld became the first Medicare...

November 14, 2010

In an effort to help seniors navigate changes in Medicare Part D plans, Walgreens is...

November 9, 2010

Budget cuts in Washington state to its Medicaid programs have created a “perilous situation” for...

November 9, 2010

Rite Aid on Wednesday announced its pharmacists have been prepared to assist seniors during the...

November 4, 2010

Under the Affordable Care Act, the average savings for those enrolled in traditional Medicare is...

October 24, 2010

Some say it cheapens patient care and reduces quality. The nation’s fourth-biggest pharmacy retailer and...

October 18, 2010

October is American Pharmacists Month, and Kinney Drugs has spent it educating patients about the...

October 11, 2010

The Medicare prescription drug benefit continues to enjoy strong support among the country’s seniors, according...

October 4, 2010

Shortly after Walmart and Humana announced that they would offer a Medicare Part D prescription...

October 1, 2010

Walmart and Humana on Friday unveiled a new Medicare Part D prescription drug offering designed to help both companies gain market share and save money for those enrolled in the program ...

September 30, 2010

The independent pharmacy industry is crying foul over a new plan by Walmart and insurance...

September 30, 2010

Launching a pre-emptive campaign to capture a major share of the Medicare prescription market, Walmart...

September 15, 2010

Generic drugs saved Medicare Part D beneficiaries and the program as a whole $33 billion...

August 30, 2010

More than 1 million Medicare beneficiaries have received prescription drug cost relief through the Affordable...

August 24, 2010

More than 3 million older Americans may have to switch to a different Medicare drug...

August 9, 2010

As elderly patients have found improved coverage of prescription drugs after enrolling in Medicare Part...

May 18, 2010

Following an industry group's collection of Medicare payment complaints, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...

March 25, 2010

A bill that would prohibit federal PBM contracts with companies that operate both a PBM...

March 4, 2010

A new drug by Acorda Therapeutics for treating multiple sclerosis has become available, Acorda announced....

March 4, 2010

If Medicare Part D is to remain solvent in the future, then lawmakers may want...