A Discount Card Distresses Druggists

Ruth, Joao-Pierre S.
July 2001
Business News New Jersey;7/31/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 31, p13
Discusses a United States government program that would give all seniors on Medicare 10% to 25% discount on prescription drugs purchased at participating pharmacies. Objections raised by the drug store trade groups; Concerns that discount card systems tend to eat away at pharmacies' already low margins for filling prescriptions.


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