CHICAGO - Supermarkets have lost share in prescription and health care sales since the start of the Medicare Part D benefit in January, according to a new study from Information Resources Inc. here. With millions of seniors gaining prescription insurance for the first time through Medicare Part D, prescription costs are no longer as critical a driver of store selection, the study said. With the new benefit, the average annual savings per person amount to $1,100, according to the study. ...
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