It may seem hard to imagine, but until recently, community pharmacists were prevented by contract from telling consumers if it would be cheaper to pay out of pocket for prescriptions than to bill them to their insurance. In late 2018, Congress passed a series of “Gag Clause Laws” that now permit pharmacists to tell a patient about prescription price differences.
[PR] Gatti Pharmacy Providing Free Service to Help Medicare Beneficiaries Choose the Right Drug Coverage for 2019
Gatti Pharmacy is providing a free service to help Medicare Part D eligible patients find low-cost prescription plans now through Friday, December 7, when open enrollment ends.
“Patients are often unaware of other options they may have,” Stephanie Smith Cooney, Gatti Pharmacy owner, said. “We want to make sure we can help them save money where they can and let them know what plan may be best for them.”
There's been a lot of buzz lately about hemp and marijuana-based products to help patients suffering from medication conditions such as pain, insomnia, and anxiety.
Shingrix, the new shingles vaccine, is now available at Gatti Pharmacy. This vaccine is recommended by the CDC for longer lasting protecting against shingles. Here's what you should know:
A Q&A adapted from Pharmacist's Letter website article December 2017
1. What’s this I hear about a new vaccine to prevent shingles?
There are now two zoster vaccines to prevent shingles, Zostavax, which has been on the market for a number of years and contains live zoster, and the new zoster vaccine, Shingrix, which is an inactivated shingles vaccines. The Shingrix vaccine contains no live virus, an important distinction from the Zostavax vaccine.
INDIANA -- Gatti Pharmacy hopes to help patients battle high medication costs by getting them the medications they need at prices they can afford through a new membership program.
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