The Transylvania Times -

By Mark Todd
Staff Writer" 

County Reports Large Savings With Drug Plan


Residents have saved more than $154,000 in the 33 months since Transylvania County joined a prescription drug plan sponsored by the National Association of County officials.

Sheila Cozart, director of human resources for the county, told commissioners on Monday that 5,520 residents have used the program so far. She said 15,115 prescriptions have been filled during the same period.

Cozart said the $154,000 savings represents an average savings of 21.7 percent per prescription. Cozart said Transylvania County was one of nine counties throughout the nation presented with the first annual Outst...

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