Retail Pharmacies

Pill counters from Kirby Lester spike due to hydrocodone rules

Pill counters from Kirby Lester spike due to hydrocodone rules

Kirby Lester, a retail pharmacy automation provider, saw an increase in demand for for its KL1 and KL1Plus pill counters during October, the company reported, reflecting the Drug Enforcement Agency's reclassification of the widely prescribed hydrocodone combination products to Schedule II.

Medicaid paying 32% less than Medicare Part D for medications

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Medicaid is paying the lowest average price for 78 high-use and high-expenditure brand-name and generic drugs, a new federal report finds.