Examining Consumer Cost Sharing and a Precision Benefit Design With Dr Mark Fendrick

Current policies being employed to limit spending can have serious consequences for patients, but a different benefit design approach could present an alternative strategy.

Current policies being employed to limit spending can have serious consequences for patients. In the April issue of The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®), A. Mark Fendrick, MD, co-authored a paper that examined the relationship between consumer cost sharing for branded antidepressants and the initiation of branded therapy among patients who were filling a prescription for a generic medication to treat major depressive disorder.