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Department of Health and Human Services

Stop having taxpayers pay for OTC Medications

Stop prescribing over the counter (OTC) medications to patients. Patients are responsible for their own healthcare. It is not the job of the US government, private insurance or NFP companies to pay for items that patients are expected to buy on their own. Multiple organizations have tried this and found their pharmacy costs have decreased 25-30 percent. Most hospitals find that their pharmacy uses over 50% of their annual... more »


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