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Accountable care organizations (ACOs) are healthcare organizations that are tasked with improving the quality of patient care delivered, while also reducing the total costs. Improving medication adherence is one way of achieving these goals of improved quality and reduced cost.

Adherence Initiatives – What Have Payers Done for Us Lately?

Health insurers can undoubtedly influence improvements in medication adherence. So what kinds of adherence initiatives are payers actually sponsoring? Read on for answers based on a sample of five leading payer organizations. The short answer is “a lot”! The five payers reviewed were Aetna, Humana, Kaiser Permanente, United Health, and WellPoint. Sources of information were either corporate websites or web search findings. The results were very interesting! Different approaches across… Read More »