• Cost Conversations with Patients: A Team-based Approach Webcast

    The rising cost of healthcare puts undue burden on patients often resulting in cost-saving strategies that may result in poor health outcomes. One strategy for primary care teams to improve outcomes for their patients is to engage is cost burden conversations with patients and caregivers. This webcast discusses how to use a team-based approach to have cost conversations with your patients and covers the impact of growing healthcare costs on patients, the role of primary care in cost conversations, and cost reduction strategies. Lastly, it provides a case study and workflow example.


    This webcast was developed in partnership with GoodRx through the Corporate Partners program. GoodRx is a prescription pricing transparency tool and service and believes all Americans should have access to affordable healthcare.

    Check out these resources:

    • AAFP Neighborhood Navigator: Interactive tool to connect patients to resources, services, and programs in their neighborhoods. Database is searchable by zip code and service category.
    • Deprescribing information and Smartphone app
    • Formulary Lookup Smartphone app
    • GoodRx: Compare prices among local pharmacies and access coupons and discount cards. 
    • GoodRx Labs: Compare prices for walk-in and at-home providers of common lab tests.
    • MDSave: Compare prices for labs and imaging. Care team can use for patients with no insurance, high deductible health plans, or those concerned with costs to align quality referrals with cost effective treatment.
    • Medication Assistance Tool: Search engine to help patients, caregivers, and health care teams identify patient assistance resources offered by the biopharmaceutical industry.
    • Medication Substitutions: Information about brand, generic, and OTC medications. Free registration required.
    • Needy Meds: Resources including locating local retailer prescription discount lists, prescription assistance programs, and patient webinars on many topics. 
    • $4 Generics (no membership fee) - WalmartTargetHy-VeeH-E-B