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We're not endorsing any particular site, just use whichever one you find useful.

EPOCRATES
Epocrates (www.epocrates.com) is an excellent free PDA or web-based program. It allows you to check formulary information for some but not all of Hawaii's health plans (HMSA/HMSA Quest, AlohaCare, etc. You can also subscribe($99+/year) to get additional services.

GENERIC DRUGS
If you want to learn more about generic drugs, www.theunadvertisedbrand.com is a useful website from the BlueCross BlueShield of Michigan with information for patients and physicians.

COMPARING DRUGS
Consumer Reports - Best Buy Drugs is an easy-to-use free website that compares certain drugs (e.g. for treating high cholesterol, hypertension, etc.) on effectiveness, cost, and side-effects. Their reports are based on literature reviews done by the Oregon Health Sciences University.

ON-LINE ICD-9 CODES
We've listed some free websites that allow you to search for the correct ICD-9 codes.

Flash Code - Fast, Simple, Accurate and Painless Coding

ICD9.chrisendres.com - Free Online Searchable 2008 ICD-9-CM


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