Tag: prescriptions


Walmart pharmacies likely to leave CVS network because of pricing dispute

January 15, 2019


Walmart pharmacies are expected to leave the drugstore networks offered by CVS because of an ongoing pricing dispute. Anyone with CVS-administered drug benefits and Medicaid enrollees with CVS drug coverage will be affected if the split happens, CVS said Tuesday. […]


The problem with high drug prices isn’t ‘foreign freeloading,’ it’s the patent system

June 27, 2018


Americans continue to suffer the highest prescription drug costs of anyone in the world. One in four are unable to fill prescriptions due to high prices, according to a recent poll. And even though drug prices tripled over the last […]


Study finds growing support to allow pharmacists to write prescriptions

June 20, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Prescribing of medications has traditionally been restricted to physicians, but there is growing support to allow pharmacists to do so as well. A British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology review of a large number of studies in many countries reveals that […]


One EHR tweak could cut medication costs & boost outcomes

May 23, 2016

Via: Healthcarebusinesstech

Prescription medication can get pricey, and it’s a big contribution to the rise of healthcare costs in this country. There are several ways a hospital can make an impact regarding the rising costs of medication, including encouraging providers to write […]