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4 quick tips on prescription drug savings

I was on the David Madeira Show this morning, talking about alternatives to conventional health insurance. David is a member of Samaritan Ministries, one of the five major health sharing ministries that bring together people who want to share medical … Continue reading

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A new source for drug pricing information, Prescription BlueBook

Prescription drugs are a big part of modern medicine, and they can also be expensive. For self-pay patients who need to save every dollar while getting the medicines they need, getting the best deal is crucial. As with most of … Continue reading

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More evidence that it pays to shop around for prescription drugs

I follow the blog KevinMD.com, run by Dr. Kevin Pho and featuring a large number of doctors and other health care professionals offering commentary, insights, and news about the delivery of health care. While a lot of the posts are not … Continue reading

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Michigan man misled into believing he needs health insurance to get healthcare?

Today I read an article in the Washington Post that left me genuinely angry about the way too many people talk and think about healthcare in this country, and the false messages that people too often receive about how they can or … Continue reading

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Saving on prescription drug costs

A few weeks ago I wrote about my experience shopping for and trying to save money on prescription drugs in advance of my own surgery. As I mentioned, I used the prescription drug price comparison tool GoodRx.com as well as calling my local Costco pharmacy. … Continue reading

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The Self-Pay Patient takes his own medicine – adventures in pharmacy prices

So I’m having surgery tomorrow. Nothing terribly serious, just several outpatient procedures on the throat and nose area to deal with sleep apnea, snoring, and related issues. At the pre-op interview at my surgeon’s office, they gave me several prescriptions … Continue reading

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