When paying for drugs with insurance costs more than paying cash: Bill would require pharmacists to let their customers know

It seems logical that customers buying prescription drugs with insurance should pay less than if they pay the entire cost themselves. But sometimes, that is not the case, and patients end up unknowingly paying more if they use insurance.
“Pharmacists I talk to are very upset about this, because they see where patients are paying more for this medicine than they should,” said Todd Brown, executive director of the Massachusetts Independent Pharmacists Association and vice chairman of the department of pharmacy at Northeastern University.

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Masslive.com By Shira Schoenberg, sschoenberg@repub.com