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Health & wellness

New Mass. law allows drug coupons for prescription drugs

Every month, Bob Higson, a Framingham mechanic, has paid $300 out of his own pocket in copayments for arthritis medication that quiets his aching joints — and lets him keep working. Now, a new Massachusetts law will allow him to cover his costs by using pharmaceutical company coupons to get discounts on prescription drugs.

“As soon as the [law] was passed,” he said, “I signed up for the discount.”

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