As Adherence Incentives Expand, Pharmacies Weigh Point-of-Care Options

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Medication nonadherence is a major problem that results in significant consequences to our healthcare system. Between $100 and $300 billion of avoidable healthcare costs have been attributed to non-adherence annually. Payers and PBMs have grasped this drain to the system, responding with incentives for medication adherence. Just last month, Express Scripts announced a pilot program that rewards retail pharmacies that fill prescriptions and demonstrate an improvement in members’ medication adherence for such conditions as diabetes, high blood pressure and asthma. CLICK HERE to read more.