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GoodRX | The most and least expensive cities for prescription drugs

By Craig Johnson |

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If you’re looking for ways to find cheaper prescription medicine, you may find some solace — or maybe not — knowing that where you live has a bearing on the cost of them. For instance, people who reside in the metropolitan area of New York City pay nearly 40% more, on average, than folks that live in Atlanta, according to an new analysis from GoodRX, a prescription pricing and discounting site.

Paying more for drug prescriptions? It depends on where you live

Differences in the cost of living in certain cities account for some of the variations, but as GoodRX puts it, when it comes to a drug pricing, a lot of it is simply “nonsensical.”



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