Got Insurance? You Still May Pay A Steep Price For Prescriptions

Increasingly, health plans – even those offered to people with job-based coverage--require hefty payments by patients. In some plans, patients must pay 20 to 40 percent or more of the total cost of medications that insurers deem to be specialty drugs and place in the highest tiers of patient cost sharing. There is a limit: Most health plans have an out of pocket maximum, which is often several thousand dollars. Read more of this article written by Julie Appleby here