Jesse Dresser Quoted in Drug Topics: “Working With Discount Cards and Manufacturer Coupons”

Frier Levitt partner Jesse C. Dresser was quoted in a Drug Topics article, “Working With Discount Cards and Manufacturer Coupons” by Keith Loria.

While prescription discount cards and manufacturer coupons have advantages for increasing the size of the patient pool a pharmacy services, they may do more harm than good from the pharmacy’s perspective.

“When a patient uses a manufacturer coupon, the pharmacy is still, generally, receiving the full price of the dispensed drug, it’s just being paid by a manufacturer instead of the patient. On the other hand, when a prescription discount card is used, the pharmacy only received the discounted price paid by the patient—there is no additional reimbursement.”

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