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Boston Startup Signs Up Millions For Lower Prescription Drug Costs

Ever had that uneasy feeling at the pharmacy counter when you’re not sure if a prescription drug is covered, and if it is covered, how much it’s going to cost? Rick Bates, CEO of Boston-based SingleCare, offering a discount program for prescription drugs. SingleCare It’s yet another of the joys of navigating the American health… Read More »

Spending dips on health care for the Medicare elderly: Improvements in cardiovascular care for elderly save billions in health care costs – Science Daily

Health care spending among the Medicare population age 65 and older has slowed dramatically since 2005, and as much as half of that reduction can be attributed to reduced spending on cardiovascular disease, a new Harvard study has found. Led by David Cutler, the Otto Eckstein Professor of Applied Economics, a team of researchers showed… Read More »