Cost Sharing

When Patients Get Edged Out by Profits

February 17, 2022

Patients, alongside their health care providers, should decide which medication is right for them. Yet, with increasing frequency, that decision is being overruled by “the middleman.”

Rx Bills Could Soon be Lower for Seniors

November 22, 2021

The Build Back Better Act continues to be a work in progress, but a recent version passed by the House of Representatives gives seniors a reason to cheer.

Has Medicare Part D Reform Finally Arrived?

September 30, 2021

For as long as the Medicare Part D prescription drug plan has existed, beneficiaries have struggled with out-of-pocket costs. Now, movement on Capitol Hill suggests this may finally be the year for reform.  

Hidden Co-Pay Programs Blindside Patients

September 16, 2021

Just as states started banning abusive co-pay accumulator programs, insurers have found a work-around that once again could put patients at a disadvantage when it comes to out-of-pocket prescription drug costs.

Taking the Co-pay Out of Coronavirus

March 10, 2020

The growing threat of coronavirus demands that people get tested if they show flu-like symptoms. Yet some Americans may find it hard to pay for a doctor’s visit, lab testing and treatment.