are not taking any prescription drugs you can skip this article. But if you
are taking prescription drugs, learning how to reduce your drug costs can save you
hundreds of dollars a year. A recent article in the U.S.
News Money by Philip
Moeller includes some excellent advice on how consumers can reduce drug costs. Read
the full article .
Highlights from the article.
Once a year be sure to review the list of prescriptions
you are filling
Pay attention to what you are paying for all your
prescription drugs. Know the most recent prices you paid.
If you are taking branded drugs find out if there
are any generic equivalents of the drug available. Be sure to talk to your doctor.
Make sure you are purchasing (filling) these prescriptions
in the most economical manner. This normally means using your health plan's mail-order
pharmacy and getting 90-day supplies sent