A New Year Means New Coverage
Generic prescription copays remain the same in 2016; however, some adjustments have been made to preferred and non-preferred drugs as follows:
SPEAK UP – IT DOESN’T
COST YOU ANYTHING
Remember, you are your best advocate for managing your health and finding the most cost-effective ways to do that. So, next time you visit your doctor, be prepared and ask some questions about any medications the physician is prescribing.
- Is this prescription right for me and do any lower-cost alternatives exist?
- Will this medication interfere with any other prescription, over-the-counter medications or herbal supplements I currently take?
- What are the most common side effects of taking this drug, and for which side effects should I contact you or my pharmacist?
- Are there any lifestyle or diet changes that I can make to complement the positive effects of this drug or ultimately eliminate the need for this medication?