The results of the study demonstrate the potential of provider-led health plans to deliver high-quality care and patient satisfaction. The relationships between these plans and outcomes differed by plan size, nonprofit status, and region.
Genomics-based precision medicine has the potential to transform healthcare delivery. However, effective collaborations among scientists, clinicians, and payers are needed to accelerate the translation of precision medicine to clinical practice and ensure its sustainability.
The authors found that comorbidity burden and the direction of behavioral change influence the relationship between adherence and medical spend. This could affect the cost-benefit considerations of medication adherence programs.
Evaluation of a national retail pharmacy automatic refill program for patients on medication for chronic disease demonstrated significantly improved patient adherence and reduced medication oversupply.