Physician Dispensing Key in Reducing Billions to US Healthcare Costs
According to two of the largest pharmacy benefits managers (PBM) in the United States, missed medications may be costing the healthcare industry more than $250 billion annually. Starting and continuing prescription medication therapy are among the largest drivers of this issue. Approximately 30% of patients do not get their prescriptions filled.
When surveyed, however, 75% of patients said if their healthcare provider offered prescription fulfillment on-site in the practice, they would use the service. Point-of-care dispensing can not only improve therapy adherence and reduce healthcare costs, but it can add a significant revenue source to your practice.
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