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When given the chance to pay less, patients choose cheaper prescription drugs

09:00 EDT 22 Aug 2017 | Medical Xpress

As prescription drug spending continues to rise in the United States, along with prices for new and well-established drugs, insurers, employers and patients are searching for ways to cut costs. A new study led by UC Berkeley researchers found that a policy called reference pricing is effective at encouraging patients to spend significantly less on prescription drugs by choosing cheaper drugs over name brand options.

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