Do you want to pay less for your medicine co-pays?

 

img_2339-1Do you want to pay less for your medicine co-pays?  Who doesn’t?!  A recent JAMA article (see link below) looked at 9.5 million medication claims and found that nearly 23% of patients paid more through their insurance co-pays than the cost of those medications to insurers or to the pharmacy.

I urge you to do some research on the cost of your prescription with AND without “running it through” your insurance plan.  My family member recently had knee surgery and I picked up the prescriptions and saved $15 on one prescription by using the GoodRx app and not using my insurance co-pay for that medication.

Want more information? https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2674655

 

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About drlesliegreenberg

I have been practicing as a family physician for over 20 years--as both an educator of physicians and clinician. From infancy to the elderly, I perform obstetrics and general medicine. I love my career and am passionate about my field of knowledge and my patients. Follow me on Facebook at Leslie Md Greenberg Medical Disclaimer The content of this website is provided for general informational purposes only and is not intended as, nor should it be considered a substitute for, professional medical advice. Do not use the information on this website for diagnosing or treating any medical or health condition. If you have or suspect you have a medical problem, promptly contact your professional healthcare provider.
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