Pet Peeves (January 2019)

Pharmacy Times, January 2019 Vaccine-Preventable Disease, Volume 85, Issue 1

When sick patients at the pharmacy counter sneeze without covering their mouth.

UNREASONABLE REFUND REQUEST

Patients who take half of the pills in their prescription bottle, then demand a refund for the other half when the drug doesn’t work as well as they had hoped.

PRICE CHECKERS

When patients ask how much a new prescription medication costs and expect us to magically know just by looking at it.

NEW YEAR, SAME INSURANCE PROBLEMS

The new year hasn’t officially started until you deal with the hun- dreds of insurance problems that come from plan and formulary changes.