Getting the Medicine Down

September 2010
HealthLeaders Magazine;Sep2010, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p66
The article talks about cash incentives in healthcare that aim to improve medicine adherence of adults. The effects of poor compliance to prescribed medication such as decline in the individual's quality of life and increased healthcare costs are discussed. It cites Aetna, Inc. and its projects and incentives for compliance and adherence improvement including financial rewards, free medication, and regular counseling. It also suggests the creation of solutions that are multifaceted and patient-centered.


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