Pharmacist helps patients

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MOWEAQUA, Ill. (WCIA)– Terry Traster understands just how hard it can be to pay for prescriptions. He watches people do it every day. Traster is the owner of Moweaqua Pharmacy. “It’s a difference sometimes between buying their medication each month and buying groceries,” says Traster.

The pharmacist is helping make that choice easier for his customers. He uses a plan finder on the Medicare website to save people money on their medication. Traster says in the past two days, he’s spent 12 hours helping patients. Over the past year, he’s helped 50 of them save about 22,000 dollars.

Anyone interested in learning more should go to the Medicare website. Click on health and drug plans. Traster recommends finding a pharmacist who can assist you find a cheaper medication that is best.

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