A friend writes: “What a PIA… I read that article back then… How much time do I spend researching this? “Here it goes – Lialda 1.2g DR Tab – 120 tablets, generic mesalamine $710 retail price at Costco, $324.80 with free coupon through GoodRx https://www.goodrx.com/lialda $517 retail price at CVS, $346 with free coupon through […]
SUMMARY: It’s the mystery of the overnight skyrocketing drug price, in this case irbesartan, a blood-pressure drug. Prices can be all over the place, as you might have noticed. Here’s a case study, with a relentless Sherlock Holmes-type sleuth.
How much do hearing aids cost? Part 3 of our series. Part 1 is here, and Part 2 is here. * * * * * How much do hearing aids cost? That depends. We asked three experts to tell us their thoughts, and their e-mail interviews were so interesting that we stitched them together into this […]
How much does a flu shot cost? So far: $31.99 at Walgreen’s, and $14.99 at Costco for a “trivalent shot,” as you can see from this picture I took the other day. This map from flushot.healthmap.org says the Stop & Shop up the road is charging $35 for the same thing, while Target charges […]
Published health-care prices in Phoenix? We’re here to help. A woman called ClearHealthCosts the other day from a Phoenix law firm, asking if our services extend to Phoenix. I said that right now, we’re deepest in New York, but we’d be happy to help if we can. So far we don’t have anything specific in Phoenix, […]