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Cash-Only Pharmacy Offers Savings on Medicines

I’m pleased to introduce another member of the Self-Pay Patient team, Yana Krinker! Yana is a DC-area resident who works at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, and who has an interest in self-pay healthcare and health economics. She will … 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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Light posting for the next few days. Possibly gibberish after that.

Today marks the end of the first week of The Self-Pay Patient! I created the blog to be a resource for the uninsured and those with high-deductible health insurance plans, as well as others who find themselves in the position … Continue reading

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Delay in Obamacare limits may lead to more insured being self-pay when it comes to prescription drugs

The news yesterday that limits on out-of-pocket expenses for the insured under Obamacare will be delayed until 2014 may leave more people in the same boat as the uninsured when it comes to buying prescription drugs. As the New York Times reports: … Continue reading

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