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Synonyms for prescription drug

a drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist

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Only 10% of people enrolled in US Medicare prescription drug coverage were enrolled in the plan that covered their prescription drugs at the lowest possible price, according to the 2017 Medicare Choice and Impact report from US-based private online health insurance exchange operator eHealth, Inc.
The legislation would permit the Secretary of Health and Human Services to directly negotiate with drug companies for price discounts for the Medicare Prescription Drug Program, eliminating the non-interference clause that expressly bans Medicare from negotiating for the best possible prices.
Although multiple terms have been used in the literature and media to describe prescription drug use behaviors, little information exists to classify the cultures surrounding the prescription drug epidemic.
One of the main reasons for the new guidelines is the increasing prevalence of prescription drug abuse among young adults.
The attraction of drugs is that federal regulation and provincial government programs keep prescription drug prices lower than in the U.
Now that you have the facts about prescription drug abuse, share them with your friends and family.
TORONTO - Canada's health minister threatened Wednesday to overhaul the country's regulations on exporting prescription drugs, saying Canada would no longer be a cheap ``drugstore for the United States.
The administration had lobbied hard for the prescription drug program, winning congressional approval in November 2003.
How will prescription drugs be coordinated for beneficiaries who are transferred from home, to a hospital, to a nursing home, to a rehabilitation hospital, and back to home?
AIDS organizations will need to do more to understand prescription drug pricing, benefits programs, and how both work in practice--and make sure this information gets to patients who need it.
McClellan, who left the conference before Pelosi began speaking, stressed the merits of Medicare's new prescription drug card program, which began in May.
Seeking to make good on its promise to provide a prescription drug plan for seniors, Congress passed sweeping new legislation to overhaul the Medicare program.
My friend the columnist Matthew Miller condemns the Democrats who voted against the prescription drug bill but opposed the filibuster which could have defeated it--Joe Biden, Jon Corzine, Tom Daschle, Mark Dayton, Tim Johnson, Herb Kohl, Barbara Mikulski, Patty Murray, Bill Nelson, Mark Pryor, and Harry Reid.
Congress will soon begin debating the addition of a prescription drug benefit to the Medicare program to bring the program into the modem medical era.
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