GROCERS LOSE OUT ON PART D SALES: IRI

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

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 t

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