5.1-12.1 Million People Would Be Better Off With a Public Option – Would They?

RAND Corporation recently published a research brief modeling the impact of a public option for health insurance. Here are some key findings from the report: Unsubsidized individual enrollment fell from 6.3 million in 2016 to 3.8 million in 2018. •   Across 4 public option scenarios, 5.1-12.1 million people would be better off. •   An estimated 2.2 to 6.8 million people... Read More

What Pharmacists Want You to Know about Your Prescription Medications

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From a recent WTOP article, here are some tips from DMV-area pharmacists: If you engage in pill-splitting to save money, make sure your medications are appropriate for splitting.  Splitting tablets is OK if they are scored down the middle, but splitting extended-release pills and capsules interferes with the coating. Drinking plenty of water when taking pills to make sure they go... Read More

Shuffling Along the Cost: EpiPen

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Shuffling Along the Cost: EpiPen You may have heard about the latest crisis in rising healthcare costs: EpiPens.  The cost of a two-pack of EpiPens has increased 450 times since 2004 to its current price of $600. (source) What are EpiPens? They are a patented injection delivery system for epinephrine, meant to stop anaphylaxis from killing a person who’s... Read More