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Drugs expensive under plans sold on health exchange, survey finds
Drugs expensive under plans sold on health exchange, survey finds

The Affordable Care Act is not so affordable for many Marylanders, according to a new survey. The landmark law that was supposed to make insurance available to hundreds of thousands of people without coverage is costing Marylanders so much more in prescription drug costs that it may deter patients from taking their medicine, the survey by the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease found. During an event Tuesday to announce the survey results, one mental health advocate said a patient who called her group described her health plan as "worthless" and said it cost less to buy medicine directly from the drugstore using coupons and other discounts. "People are getting insurance,...

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