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Study assesses cost of overpayments for topical prescription medications

October 09, 2019

What The Study Did: This study examined how common and at what cost is the practice of so-called "clawbacks" for topical prescription drugs when an insured patient's copayment exceeds the insurer's cost for the drug.

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Authors: Joslyn Kirby, M.D., M.S., M.Ed., of the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2019.3078)

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