Category: GoodRx

When you use GoodRx, you are choosing to pay without your insurance. But you can ask your insurer to reimburse you or to apply your purchase against your deductible. Here’s how to apply a payment made with a GoodRx coupon to your insurance deductible.     Nearly half of Americans now have high-deductible health plans… Read More

“We have pretty good insurance, but the prescription portion isn’t that good until we meet our deductible.” Sherry and her husband, Scott, are just two of the 43.7% of Americans who have a high-deductible health plan (HDHP), finding themselves stuck with high prescription drug costs until they hit their deductible. Because they both have multiple… Read More

Finally, some good news. This past October, amid efforts by the Trump administration aimed at improving drug price transparency, prices for some popular drugs dropped drastically. According to the GoodRx Index, drug manufacturer Merck reduced the list price for Zepatier by 60% and six other drugs by around 10% each. The GoodRx Index also showed… Read More

Anyone who has fibromyalgia knows that it’s absolutely no joke. It’s a chronic condition with symptoms like muscle pain, fatigue, migraines and headaches—all of which can lead to sleep problems, anxiety and depression. Stress can also exacerbate these symptoms… like, say, the stress of not knowing if you’ll be able to afford your next prescription… Read More

Pharmacy technicians are often the unsung heroes when it comes to patient care. They are the first and last point of contact with patients at the pharmacy, making sure they receive the right medication and understand how to take them correctly. On Pharmacy Technician Day earlier this month, we had the opportunity to celebrate pharmacy… Read More

Everyone agrees that more transparency on drug prices is a good idea. Who’d argue against letting the public know what a drug costs? But nothing is simple when it comes to prescription medication prices, starting with the most basic question: What, exactly, is a drug’s price? In recent weeks, the Trump Administration has pushed to… Read More

Lisa has dedicated her life to being a registered nurse, up until she had to abruptly quit last December to take care of her father, who had become very ill. Since she is an only child and her parents lived halfway across the country, she decided to leave her job behind—along with her health insurance…. Read More

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“I don’t need to worry about drug prices. I have insurance!”   At GoodRx, we hear people say this all the time. After all, isn’t that what health insurance is for? You pay your premium and then insurance pays for your medical bills. Right? If you use GoodRx, you probably already know that prescription drug… Read More

Kayla is a pharmacy technician at a retail pharmacy in Lincoln, Nebraska. She’s been there for the past 1.5 years while also completing her training towards becoming an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse. She’s a huge advocate of GoodRx because, in her words, “It’s always a good interaction when patients can save money. Then it was… Read More

Even as US health officials set their sights on eradicating HIV, fills for the revolutionary HIV prevention drug Truvada have sharply declined since 2015 as patients face surging prices, poor coverage, insurance biases and skeptical doctors.     Introduced in 2012, Truvada for PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) is a mixture of two medications, emtricitabine and tenofovir,… Read More