Adherence Reduces Healthcare Spending

Greater Adherence to Medicines Can Reduce Spending on Other Healthcare Services

Among Medicaid beneficiaries with congestive heart failure, total healthcare costs for adherent patients were 23 percent lower than those of non-adherent patients.

D. Esposito, et. al., “Medicaid beneficiaries with congestive heart failure: association of medication adherence with healthcare use and costs,” American Journal of Managed Care 15, no. 7 (2009): 437–45.

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