Drug companies are quietly making billions off cancer patients by charging for treatments never received. By packaging medications in one-size-fits-all type packaging which hold more than most people need, patients are forced pay for more medication than they can use and discard the excess. In Europe, where the government has a bigger role in drug pricing and distribution, smaller vial sizes are often utilized, allowing nurses to choose the right volume based on their patient’s size. Learn more on this incredibly wasteful practice here. (Source: First Report Managed Care, 3/1/16)
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