N.J. pharmacies create on-line Rx drug registry

August 28, 2006

Pharmacies in New Jersey will soon be required to submit price information for the 150 most frequently prescribed prescription drugs as part of the New Jersey Prescription Drug Retail Price Registry. The recently signed law calls for drug prices to be available on a state-run Web site and a toll-free hotline in English and Spanish.

N.J. pharmacies create on-line Rx drug registry

Pharmacies in New Jersey will soon be required to submit price information for the 150 most frequently prescribed prescription drugs as part of the New Jersey Prescription Drug Retail Price Registry. The recently signed law calls for drug prices to be available on a state-run Web site and a toll-free hotline in English and Spanish. The pricing information is required to indicate the actual price paid by a retail purchaser for the listed drug at the specified dosage. The registry is similar to ones already in use in Michigan and New York.

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