Lower Your Prescription Medication Cost
It is becoming increasingly difficulty to afford healthcare expenses. This is due to rising healthcare cost. One major factor adding to your healthcare cost is prescription medication cost. For instance, 17 percent of overall healthcare services is attributed to prescription medication cost (Kesselheim, Avorn, & Sarpatwari, 2016).
When compared to other counties, Americans pay higher prices for drug cost. While other industrialized nations average spending for prescription drugs was $400, Americans average spending was $858 in 2013 (Kesselheim, Avorn, & Sarpatwari, 2016). Since then, prescription drug cost has increased. Since drug cost is expected to rise rapidly, learning how you can lower your prescription medication cost can save you big now and even bigger in the future. Learn these 5 ways to lower your prescription medication cost.
Cost Lowering Strategies
Use these five cost saving strategies to lower your prescription medication cost. Save now and even bigger in the future!
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