The high cost of medications can be prohibitive for patients trying to fill them. Frequently, people are forced to go on and off their medication depending on when they can afford to pay for them. Cheap medications and cheap prescription drugs are possible! Are you interested in hearing about how to save money on prescriptions? I will tell you about 4 great ways.
- Do you pay cash for medication?
- Are you uninsured or have a high deductible plan?
- Do you know the cost of medication varies greatly among different pharmacies?
- If you have insurance your co-pay may be more expensive than the cost of paying out of pocket for the medication!
Why does the cost of medications vary between pharmacies?
Wow is this complicated! There are so many different factors and players involved. Due to lack of transparency, it’s hard to know who to blame. Wikipedia has a good general overview of different contributors to medication pricing.