Faced with the rising costs of generic prescription drugs, health insurers increasingly are turning to tiers and preferred lists on their formularies to keep costs down. Those strategies previously were used only for brand-name and specialty drugs.

Source: Healthcare Reform Update: Generic drugs’ high prices spur fears of failed drug adherence – Modern Healthcare

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