reimbursement for Zocor and the new generic simvastatins

There's lots of confusion about reimbursement for Zocor and the new generic simvastatins.

Merck has contracted with some third party payers to slash the price of Zocor to LESS than the cost of the generics.

This means that some patients will get Zocor at a generic copay...and would actually have to pay more for the generic.

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