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The Patient Protection Act and Prescription Drugs

The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on prescription drug costs

When most people think about the Patient Protection and the Affordable Care Act, they rarely equate it to assisting with their prescription drug costs.

See also: A comprehensive overview of the Affordable Care Act.

Senior Vice President of Government Affairs at the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA), argues that the act not only impacts the accessibility of healthcare but, how pharmaceutical companies can distribute prescription drugs. During this half-hour conversation, Coster also examines the pros and cons of the Affordable Care Act, and it’s effect on drug costs.

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