Comparing Spending on Common Generic Drugs by Medicare vs Costco Members

JAMA Internal Medicine

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What The Study Did: The amount Medicare pays for common generic prescriptions in Part D was compared with prices available to patients without insurance at Costco.

Authors: Erin Trish, Ph.D., of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.3366)

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