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Prescription Drug Use Among Medicare Patients Highly Inconsistent

Prescription drug use of both effective and risky drugs among Medicare patients varies throughout the United States, showing that location plays an important role in the quality and cost of medical care patients receive, according to a new report from … finish reading Prescription Drug Use Among Medicare Patients Highly Inconsistent

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Study Links Pairing of Value-Based Benefits and Disease Management to Better Results, Controlled Costs

Diabetes treatment is more effective when paired with both value-based benefit design and disease management programs, according to a joint study from Truven Health Analytics™ and the Florida Health Care Coalition. The study, Value-Based Design and Prescription Drug Utilization Patterns … finish reading Study Links Pairing of Value-Based Benefits and Disease Management to Better Results, Controlled Costs

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