Tag: prescription drugs

CMS Disclosure Requirement for Employer Health Plans | PA Benefits Group

Do you offer health coverage to your employees? Does your group health plan cover outpatient prescription drugs? If so, federal law requires you to complete an online disclosure form every year with information about your plan’s drug coverage. You have 60 days from the start of your health plan year to complete the form. For … Continued

Employer Strategies for Managing Prescription Drug Costs | PA Benefit Advisors

Modern medicines have resulted in longer, more productive lives for many of us. Prescription drugs soothe sore muscles after a strenuous workout or manage the conditions of a chronic disease. Unfortunately, this use of prescriptions drugs can come with a hefty price tag. Americans are spending more money on prescription drugs than ever before and … Continued

Mail Order or Not? | Pennsylvania Employee Benefits

In 1990, Health Affairs* reported “The escalating costs of prescription drugs and competition among pharmaceutical firms for customers are drawing the attention of policymakers, pharmacies, and individual and institutional purchasers. Mail-order pharmacies recently have grown in prominence as a competitive alternative to the local community pharmacy.” With the improvements in retail pharmacy pricing, that motivation … Continued

Employees Seeking Walk-In Pharmacies

Mail-order pharmacy programs promise savings and convenience for employees, but some workers are starting to miss the face-to-face time with their local pharmacist, a new report suggests.

Drug Jump

Prescription drugs continue to increase at more than six times the rate of inflation. Read more…

 

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