Tag Archives: Prescription

Surescripts faces U.S. antitrust lawsuit over electronic prescription monopoly

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Trade Commission filed an antitrust lawsuit against the health information network Surescripts on Wednesday, accusing them of using illegal means to maintain monopolies over two portions of the electronic prescribing market. Surescripts said in a statement that it was “disappointed” by the lawsuit and had been cooperating with the… Read More »

Best prescription from the “People's Pharmacy”? Listen to grandma.

Joe Graedon knows about frightening illnesses and hypochondria, home remedies and breakthrough drugs. He marvels at the promise of immunotherapy and keeps a chronicle of the unique uses of Vicks VapoRub. Graedon is not a doctor. He has a master’s degree in pharmacology, but is careful to discuss treatments generally, not for individuals. Still, few… Read More »

The Value of Prescription Drug Benefits for Medicare Enrollees

(NewsUSA) – If you are eligible for Medicare, prescription drug benefits should be an important consideration when it comes to choosing among various Medicare coverage options.It’s important to know that Original Medicare provides very little prescription drug coverage. Therefore, if you have Medicare and want drug coverage – known as Medicare Part D – you… Read More »