Use the internet to find 5 drugs for a specific condition such as hypertension,diabetes, HIV.  With the list in hand, call, visit your local pharmacy or use the internet and find out the cost of both patent and generic medications when they are paid: a) with insurance; b) with no insurance; c) with Medicare. Write 1 page of what you find and your own thoughts about your discovery.

Some students have ran into difficulties when calling pharmacies, so if you can find drug pricing through the internet that is fine.


Assignment Expectations and Grading Criteria

Your assignment will be graded by the following:

  • A list of your 5 drugs with prices. (8 points)
  • Your thoughts about your discovery.  (8 points)
  • Paper typed with 1" margins, no larger than 12 pt. font, doubled-spaced. (2 points)
  • Correct grammer and proofread for spelling errors. (2 points)