Lost Your Health Insurance? Here Are Some Resources

There are ways to cut your premium and healthcare costs.

Video: Health Insurance Basics

Video: Health Insurance Basics

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And stores like Publix, Giant, and Stop & Shop advertise that a prescription is all people need to get generic oral antibiotics for free. (In a press release issued last year, the Infectious Diseases Society of America called these giveaways an "unhealthy promotional gimmick," due to health experts' concerns over promoting antibiotic resistance through inappropriate use of the drugs.) Many drug companies also offer prescription drugs at a discount for people who qualify, according to literature compiled by Families USA. The organization directs people to the following resources to learn more about such programs: RxAssist.org: NeedyMeds.org; PPARx.org.