The US Pharmacy System — A cautionary tale

This is what I had to go through to get my Rheumatoid Arthritis medication reinstated post-COVID, and the costs in time, money, and pain

Starting point: I have been on a cocktail of four medications for rheumatoid arthritis, each one for between 3 and 13 years. Refills are relatively automatic; I occasionally have to go in for some blood work.

February 14 — I refill my medications online, as per usual. The normal price for a four week supply…