December 1, 2015
Today is Giving Tuesday, a global day focused around giving back. Please consider making a tax-deductible contribution to RxRights. It’s an opportune time because we have a $5000 match—which means your donation dollars will be doubled. All donations up to $5000 will be matched! Many thanks to those who already … Continue to Article-->
December 1, 2015
Wall Street Journal By Jeanne Whalen Norway, an oil producer with one of the world’s richest economies, is an expensive place to live. A Big Mac costs $5.65. A gallon of gasoline costs $6. But one thing is far cheaper than in the U.S.: prescription drugs. A vial of the cancer drug Rituxan cost Norway’s … Continue to Article-->
November 19, 2015
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is holding a forum on drug prices on Friday. The agenda for “Innovation, Access, Affordability and Better Health,” includes a discussion about patient access and affordability. The forum aims to “bring together consumers, providers, employers, manufacturers, health … Continue to Article-->
November 18, 2015
It’s National Diabetes Awareness month—a fitting time to give you an update on the action we launched in August related to the high price of insulin. As you know, we don’t typically focus on a particular medication or disease. But people struggling to afford insulin continue to comment on our 2013 blog post about … Continue to Article-->
November 10, 2015
The People's Pharmacy Q. I had a severe asthma attack that reduced my ability to breathe. The doctor prescribed Advair and the script was sent to my regular online pharmacy. They called me to ask permission to bill me $857 for the three-month supply. I declined. I began researching alternate ways of getting this … Continue to Article-->
Consumers should follow some basic best practices for choosing safe and legitimate online pharmacies from which to order prescription drugs.
We regularly hear from people who can’t afford the high price of U.S. prescription drugs. Often we point those individuals to legitimate international online ...