Do you talk to your patients about the cost of their prescriptions?

June 2007
Contemporary OB/GYN;Jun2007, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p32
Academic Journal
The article discusses the results of a survey of primary-care physicians and cardiologists and their attitudes about patients' out-of-pocket prescription costs. It revealed that 92% of the doctors agreed that when writing prescriptions, they should consider patients' prescription costs. C. Caleb Alexander, who authored the survey, recommends doctors to explore alternative such as prescribing a generic medication if patients express concerns about their out-of-pocket costs.


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