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Re: [IP] premium prescription rate for insulin ??

> i have a friend in Virginia.
> she pays whats called a "premium rate" for insulin....
> there seem to be 3 rates, generic, normal, and premium
> should this be so ??
Well.... it shouldn't be, but it is.

generic ... regular insulin purchased by the pharmacy in bulk
normal ... brand name insulin in the formulary of the pharmacy plan
premium ... anything not in the formulary of the pharmacy plan
   (usually all the good stuff)

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