Betsy Niemela

Betsy Niemela is a Pharmacy Programs Manager at HealthPartners and a regular contributor to the HealthPartners Health Insurance Help blog. She knows how overwhelming health care can be, and enjoys helping members navigate confusing and frustrating issues and learning from those instances. Outside of work, Betsy enjoys sketching, painting and music. She also loves hiking with her dog Chester and enjoying Minnesota’s four seasons.

Why are online pharmacies cheaper?

When shopping around for anything from clothes to cars, chances are you will look online for a good deal. Why not do the same for your prescription medicine?


What is a drug formulary?

It sounds complicated, but is it? Find out what a drug formulary is and what you should know before you fill that prescription.


5 ways to lower your medicine prices

Medicine prices can change from month to month, or even pharmacy to pharmacy. Follow these tips to make sure you’re getting the best deal on your medicines.

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