Non-Medical Switching

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.”

Cancer Patients Want More Information on Rx Switches

January 18, 2022

In some cases, patients switch between using similar medications without thinking twice. Aspirin and ibuprofen, for example, are both over-the-counter medications for treating minor pain. But not every swap is as easy to understand.

The Cost of Switching Heart Patients’ Medication

July 27, 2021

Cardiovascular disease reigns supreme as America’s top killer, claiming 655,000 lives each year. But instead of prioritizing care for heart conditions, health plans regularly switch up patients’ medications in an attempt to boost profits.