One of the great ironies of the Affordable Care Act is that while it is true that more people in our society are insured, more and more people are underinsured. What does it mean to be underinsured? It means that increasingly health insurance does not adequately cover health care expenditures and people are being forced […]

Transparent is defined in the dictionary as something that can “easily be seen through.”  But first, you have to be able to see the object before being able to see through it.  The price of medications is the object we are trying to see. What Milligram is trying to accomplish is actually something more broad […]

Healthcare: there are simple problems and there are wicked problems. A simple problem might have one or two steps or obstacles to be able to accomplish a goal. For instance, if you wanted to read this blog, you would have to find your computer, turn your computer on and search the web in order to read […]

According to a recent study, nearly 70% of Americans are on at least one prescription, and more than half take two prescriptions. Prescription drug spending grew to nearly $374 billion and represented the highest level of spending since 2001. __________________ The top 10 most searched for and purchased prescriptions include: Vicodin, Norco, Xodol (hydrocodone/acetaminophen) Pain […]

“I was given a prescription for Clobetasol Propionate, 60gm. I called a local pharmacy for a price and it was $413.  I went to and got a much lower price at Walmart and a coupon. the final cost was $24.99 for a 15gm tube. John Beddington, Asheville NC We love to hear from satisfied customers […]

Milligram Milligram is a website and app that allows patients to print vouchers to help them save money on their medications. We offer greater cost savings and more pharmacies to choose from versus our competitors. Our advantages include: Dual Facing: Consumer & Clinician Milligram is designed for all levels of prescriptions, providers and patients. We […]