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Re: [IP] Is anyone familiar with GHP Caremark prescription insurance?



I took a tour of the El Lilly headquarters in  Indiana, (maker of Humalog)
once.
It looked like the Taj Mahal. I've never seen so much money in my life. I
guess drugs are a good business.

Kathy Bruckmeyer wrote:

> Deb:
> Are you using Humalog?  If so, they cost to the pharmacy itself is at least
> $35 a bottle if not more....I don't think any pharmacy would sell you four
> bottles for $20.
>
> Perhaps before when you were on NPH or R, yes, they are half the price of
> humalog.
>
> I know I get an argument when I go to pick mine up and I have to pay for
> mine....don't have insurance for it.
>
> My rx says 4 bottles but I only get two at a time.  I got them to reduce it
> to $44 per bottle but that's it and $88 at one time is enough to pay!
>
> I'd check thoroughly into it though.  If your RX says four bottles and you
> pay $20 per RX then you should only have to pay $20 unless they have it
> written elsewhere in your policy.
>
> Good luck!  I keep saying that the pharmacies, the companies that make
> medicine and the doctors couldn't give a hoot whether you have money to pay
> for this stuff or not...they are just out there to make money and make sure
> they show good returns to their stockholders.....
>
> Wouldn't it be nice if we could all protest and not buy their products?
> Well, the end result wouldn't be pretty now would it since we would all be
> six feet under in a very short time but it would be nice if we could!
>
> Good luck again.
> Kathy Bruckmeyer
> email @ redacted
> diab 35 yrs pumping 12/00
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