Supermarket pharmacists generally support the move toward electronic prescribing, action on which was stepped up in late 2007 and may be enacted in 2008. U.S. senators introduced a bill in early December that would reward doctors in the Medicare program for writing their prescriptions electronically, while cutting their payments 10% each time they do not prescribe electronically. “This is long overdue and we would welcome e-prescribing. We are ready, willing and able to process these ...

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