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Physician Pill Perks

Doctor Pill Profits

Anyone that travels by jet understands the reward programs offered by most airlines.  Those frequent flyer miles can certainly add up and are great for free trips in the future.  The health care industry also has its own rewards program for physicians.  I call this the physician pill perks plan.

The pharmaceutical industry invests billions of dollars in developing new medications for patients.  When these drugs finally are awarded FDA approval, the marketing arms of these pharmaceutical companies kicks in to heavily promote their new drugs.  Often people are bombarded with television advertisements touting the advantages of these new drugs.  But you, the consumer, can’t directly buy the pills.  The reason why pharmaceutical companies run these ads is influence your conversation with your doctor.  But big drug companies understand that they must do more than advertise to consumers to sell their new and often costly prescription medications. Read more…

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