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April 23, 2018
Americans spent $425 billion on prescriptions in 2015, a more than 12 percent increase from 2014. And the nation’s spending on medicines is forecasted to reach $610-640 billion in 2020. Adding to these costs is prescription abandonment due to unpleasant copay surprises at the pharmacy and the resulting medication non-adherence.
April 16, 2018
Medication adherence or non-adherence is gauged by how closely a patient is following their prescribed medication regimen. One-third to one-half of U.S. patients do not take their medication as prescribed and two-thirds of medication-related hospital admissions are due to non-adherence, costing our healthcare system $100 billion a year.
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