Drug Savings Tips

01 Dec: Slashdot discussion shows despair, confusion in healthcare debate

This post appeared today on Slashdot: I’m a self-employed programmer who is about to become a father. Previously, my family’s insurance has come through my wife’s employer, but she is eagerly looking forward to being a stay-at-home mom. We must look for that elusive low-cost insurance in order to enable her to do this … On the individual coverage plan front, my research shows story after story of deception, fraud, and general run-around or obfuscation by most of the major players and nearly all the minors. With all of the bad experiences out there, I’ve yet to see a good review of an insurance company. What does the Slashdot crowd use and recommend? The question has received well over 100…

07 Nov: State-sponsored Web sites for ordering imported drugs

Due to unchecked increases in prescription drug costs, the governors and legislatures of many states now advocate importing prescription medications from Canada. ¬†Several states have even started Web sites for their citizens to order from approved Canadian pharmacies. These states include: 1. Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich (D) has been a leading advocate of legalizing prescription medications from Canada, the United Kingdom, and Ireland. He created the program Illinois Rx Cares in order to provide monetary relief to senior citizens who fell into the donut hole of prescription medication coverage, as well as others who struggle to afford their prescription medications. The Illinois Rx Cares program helps locate and aid its users in purchasing prescription medication from safe and affordable Canadian…