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Wholesalers Could Benefit From Generics-Heavy Medicare Rx Benefit - Exec

Executive Summary

Drug wholesalers would benefit from the implementation of a Medicare drug benefit if it includes incentives for using generic drugs, AmeriSource CEO David Yost told analysts at the Bear Stearns health care conference in New York City Sept. 16.

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