About 133 million Americans—nearly 1 in 2 adults—live with at least one chronic illness. More than 75% of health care costs are due to chronic conditions.
Specialty medications have become a significant factor in health plans drug spending, with as many as 5,408 medicines in development reaching trials as of December 2011—according to the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)—, a Payors most important decision is the selection of a specialty pharmacy to effectively support the requirements that many of these medications will have when introduced to a patients treatment plan.
The medications classified as specialty drugs will have their own storage requirements, cost, dosage form, administration, side effects and monitoring needs. Eddie's Pharmacy already established personalized path of care based on one-one-one attention, educational base and on-going support, will make it simpler for the patient to become compliant with their medications.
Our goal is for every patient to be 100% compliant with their medications.
For additional information about the benefits of Eddie's Pharmacy Medication Management Program for your members and the cost savings potential for the payor, please contact us.
Statistical information taken from
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)