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When it comes to delivering prescription drugs to Americans, the U.S. Postal Service may as well be the Pony Express, at least judging by the delays that mail-order pharmacies reported to two lawmakers.

So far this year, the average delivery time in which the postal service delivered prescriptions increased by 18% to 32%, which means deliveries that would typically take two to three days instead took three to four days, according to a new report issued by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.).

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  • I wonder how many of these drugs are temperature sensitive ? One would think that these drugs would lose their effectiveness traveling thru these mail facilities for who knows how many days and who knows at what temperature. You gotta hand it to those PBM’s insisting
    on mandatory 90 day mail order.They obviously only are concerned about their profits !!!

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