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Medicare Discount Card Used For 3% Of Scripts In Over-65 Group, IMS Says

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Medicare drug discount card use is “starting to track” in prescription data, IMS Health VP-Industry Relations Doug Long tells NACDS. The week ending Aug. 6 was the first week over 300,000 card prescriptions were filled through the Medicare card.

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