8 Simple Ways to Lower Prescription Drug Costs

Americans spent more than $309 billion on prescription drugs in 2015, which is up 8.5 percent from the year before. The steep price of prescription drugs isn’t expected to come down any time soon, either. You can take steps to reduce the cost of your prescription drugs, though. Here are some tips to help you save money on every drug you buy.

Written by Stephanie Watson, National Council on Patient Information and Education (NCPIE)
Medically Reviewed by Lindsay Slowiczek, PharmD on October 7, 2016