Are You Overpaying for Your Prescription Medications?

Are You Overpaying for Your Prescription Medications?
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Drug prices can vary from pharmacy to pharmacy, causing patients to overpay for their prescriptions. In some cases, paying with cash can actually be cheaper than using your health insurance. In a study by the USC Center for Health Policy & Economics, patients overpaid for prescription medication 23% of the time, accounting for overpayments totaling $135 million. Answer the questions below to find out if you're overpaying for your prescription medications. Learning a few simple money-saving tricks could help you save the next time you get your prescription refilled.

Drug prices can vary from pharmacy to pharmacy, causing patients to overpay for their prescriptions. In some cases, paying with cash can actually be cheaper than using your health insurance. In a 2013 study by the USC Center for Health Policy & Economics, patients overpaid for prescription medication 23% of the time, resulting in overpayments totaling $135 million.   Answer the questions below to find out if you're overpaying for your prescription medications. Learning a few simple money-saving tricks could help you save the next time you get your prescription filled. Do you have health insurance?
Yes
No

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Are your prescription medications brand-name or generic? ‏‏‎ ‎
Brand-name
Generic
Both
Not sure

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Typically, how many days supply of medication are your prescriptions for? ‏‏‎ ‎
Less than 30 days
30 days
60 days
90 days or more

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