Tag Archives: copay

States Begin to Take Action Against Copay Accumulator Programs

The CMS recently finalized a rule that would allow health insurers to implement copay accumulator programs to prevent drug manufacturer coupons from applying to a patient’s annual limit on out-of-pocket costs in situations where a generic drug is available. The copay “accumulator” program tracks employee use of a copay coupon and ensures the money does […]

Kroger Joins the Drug Discount Program Trend

Consumer use of drug discount programs has shown rapid growth since launch as Kroger joins trend

Employers Use of Copay Accumulator Programs is Growing

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Walmart and Home Depot, two of the top 10 U.S. employers, are using copay accumulator programs

Tier 2 is Dead! Consumerism is having an effect on sales.

It’s not just Health Care Reform that is turning the world of health care upside down. The cost shift to both the employee/consumer is dramatic and having an effect on sales.  The old paradigm of success being defined as having Tier 2 access is no longer valid. The out of pocket burden for the employee/consumer […]