Economy creates challenges for Rx

October 2009
Chain Drug Review;10/26/2009, Vol. 31 Issue 18, p47
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The article reports on the AARP Closer Look survey which found that more than 55% of uninsured baby boomers have reduced their prescription drug use in the U.S. According to the survey, over 36% of baby boomers and nearly 23% of people age 65-plus are not convince with the capability of their insurance and savings to cover the costs of a major illness. They survey reveals that the reduction in prescription drug use is due to the economic crisis in the country.


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