RX for Savings: WREG prices common meds, finds ways to lower prescription costs

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- When Shannon Little started her own public relations firm a few years ago, she quickly learned about the costs of being her own boss.

"I had one medication. When I had insurance, it cost me $50 a month. When I lost my insurance, my neighborhood pharmacy wanted to charge me $600 a month."

Little says $600 was a price she absolutely couldn't pay.

"That's a good percentage of my income, especially starting out as a new business owner, to be able to afford just one of my medications," Little said.

That feeling of sticker shock at the pharmacy counter is becoming more common.

Read the full article at WREG News Channel 3.