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Doug Is on the Links

Doug, 74, of Pembroke Pines, FL, was taking a brand-name drug to control his cholesterol, but after his insurance company discontinued coverage, his doctor recommended the generic.

It’s done everything that the brand-name drug did, Doug says, plus it’s much cheaper. Those generic savings have really come in handy, because I’ve been able to help my grandchildren with their college savings.

 

Doug isn’t the only Florida senior saving with generics. In 2019, the use of safe, effective and affordable generic medicines saved Florida’s patients and taxpayers $19.1 billion, including $6.9 billion in Medicare savings and $1.9 billion in Medicaid savings.

View Health Care Savings, State by State

 

View Doug and other patient stories in the 2021 Voices of Access report.

 

Erica Klinger—Senior Director, Marketing


By Erica Klinger, Senior Director, Marketing
Published on May 20, 2021

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