BLOG: The rising cost of generic drugs, part 2 — what you can do about it

In my last blog post on this topic, we discussed the astronomically rising cost of generic drugs in the U.S. and why this is happening. Certainly it’s a frustrating problem for patients and doctors alike. Here are some tips that may be helpful in navigating the system. Partner with a pharmacy. In the past few years, my practice has approached neighboring pharmacies both large and small with a list of eye medications that we most commonly prescribe (like those used after surgery). We’ve asked them to give fair treatment to (Read more...)

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