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Why A Patient Paid $420 A Year For A Popular Drug That Should Only Cost Her $5 A Month

“I had a member come in who was prescribed a fancy new drug called ‘Trintellix’ by her psychiatrist a while back.” said Dr. Goyal with First Primary Care. Trintellix retails for about $356 at most pharmacies. Back when she was prescribed Trintellix, she was covered under her employee benefits using Blue Cross Blue Shield. All she had to pay $35/month for the medication. Insurance would cover the rest.

One 33-Year-Old Woman Joined The Day Before Her Wedding And Discovered She Had Already Gone Through Menopause

It was August 12. Whitney Davis was just one day away from marrying the love of her life. And the worst had happened—her and her fiancé had both come down with a nasty sinus infection. Unless they wanted to walk down the aisle with red noses to the beat of Here Comes The Bride remixed with sniffles, they needed help. Fast.

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One 33-Year-Old Woman Joined The Day Before Her Wedding And Discovered She Had Already Gone Through Menopause

It was August 12. Whitney Davis was just one day away from marrying the love of her life. And the worst had happened—her and her fiancé had both come down with a nasty sinus infection. Unless they wanted to walk down the aisle with red noses to the beat of Here Comes The Bride remixed with sniffles, they needed help. Fast.

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Why A Patient Paid $420 A Year For A Popular Drug That Should Only Cost Her $5 A Month

“I had a member come in who was prescribed a fancy new drug called ‘Trintellix’ by her psychiatrist a while back.” said Dr. Goyal with First Primary Care. Trintellix retails for about $356 at most pharmacies. Back when she was prescribed Trintellix, she was covered under her employee benefits using Blue Cross Blue Shield. All she had to pay $35/month for the medication. Insurance would cover the rest.