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Forbes reports on how Walmart “is teaming with Humana, the second largest provider of Medicare benefits in the U.S., to offer a program to Medicare beneficiaries that will make drug coverage available through Wal-Mart’s network of low-cost pharmacies.

“The price for the coverage to be introduced this week is a low $14.80 per month – a full fifty percent less than the average premium cost for similar programs in 2010 ... They are gambling that their lower prices will boost business for both participants and make up in volume what they lose in margin.”
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