Navigation Links
CVS Caremark Study Evaluates Which Pharmacy Channel Consumers Choose When Given Choice of Mail or Retail Prescriptions
Date:1/19/2011

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When consumers are offered a cost-neutral choice to fill their 90-day prescription medications in a retail store or through a mail-order pharmacy, they split their preferences largely depending on their past experiences, a first-of-its-kind study from CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) has found.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/NE75914LOGO)

The study, published in the January edition of the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, the peer-reviewed journal of the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), reviewed the actions of approximately 325,000 plan members who were transitioning from pharmacy benefit plans that required mail pharmacy use for maintenance medications to Maintenance Choice over the first four months of the program, which began in January 2009.

Maintenance Choice is a plan design that gives members the option to fill their 90-day maintenance medication prescriptions through mail or at a CVS/pharmacy – for the typically lower mail order price and with reduced co-pays that are typically charged for mail order prescriptions.  Maintenance Choice was first offered in January 2009 by CVS Caremark as an option for plan sponsors that have or are considering a mandatory or voluntary mail prescription plan.

The study conducted by researchers from CVS Caremark and Harvard University assessed the selection of retail or mail pharmacy channels among individuals who first initiated therapy under Maintenance Choice and among those who had previously started therapy under a mandatory mail plan design.  The findings showed that of the members who previously got their prescriptions through mail, 76.3 percent chose to stay with mail service, while 23.7 percent moved their prescriptions to retail. For the group that was just initiating therapy for a recently diagnosed lon
'/>"/>

SOURCE CVS Caremark
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. CVS Caremark Announces Interim Leadership for Retail Business
2. CVS Caremark Study Finds Patients with Complex Therapies Struggle to Stay Adherent to their Medications
3. CVS Caremark Study Finds Medication Adherence Leads to Lower Health Care Costs, Even After Accounting for Increased Prescription Drug Spending
4. CVS CAREMARK to Purchase Universal Americans Medicare Part D Business
5. CVS Caremark to Present at the 29th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference
6. New CVS Caremark Study Finds Health Information Technology May Help Promote Adherence, But More Information and Direction Needed
7. CVS Caremark Customer Care Team Awarded Silver Medal for Best Customer Service at Contact Center Worlds Global Top Ranking Performers Conference
8. CVS Caremark Research Finds Correlation Between Amount of Patient Co-pay and Prescription Abandonment
9. CVS Caremark Reiterates Support for FDA Implementation of Approval Pathway for Biogeneric Drugs
10. CVS Caremark to Present at Credit Suisse Annual Healthcare Conference
11. CVS Caremark Corporation to Hold Third Quarter 2010 Conference Call
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/2/2015)... NEW YORK , Sept. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... that widens the obstructed blood vessels. This report ... and future prospects of the market. The report ... market snapshot that provides overall information of various ... section also provides the overall information and data ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... 2, 2015 About implantable medical devices ... to replace, augment, or repair damaged tissues or ... of applications including cosmetic, spinal, cardiovascular, ophthalmic, and ... different materials such as polymers, metals, ceramics, and ... medical devices market to grow at a CAGR ...
(Date:9/2/2015)...  The report on breast cancer therapeutics: pipeline analysis ... on the basis of the molecules which are currently ... lining of milk ducts or lobules responsible for supplying ... that can spread to other cells present in the ... is referred as lobular carcinoma, while the other that ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Angioplasty Balloons Market: : Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2015 - 2023 2Angioplasty Balloons Market: : Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2015 - 2023 3Global Implantable Medical Devices Market 2015-2019 2Breast Cancer Therapeutics: Pipeline Analysis Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2015 - 2023 2Breast Cancer Therapeutics: Pipeline Analysis Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2015 - 2023 3
... Corporation (Nasdaq: SIAL ) will be presenting at ... 1:30 PM ET in New York, NY. Interested parties may ... http://investor.sigmaaldrich.com/ .  Users can click the "Webcast" icon to ... Sigma-Aldrich is a leading Life Science and High ...
... 23, 2011 ViewRay™, Inc., a privately held ... clearance for its radiotherapy treatment planning and delivery ... the company,s new radiation therapy system, which combines ... in the late stages of development, the integrated ...
Cached Medicine Technology:ViewRay Receives FDA 510(k) Marketing Clearance for Treatment Planning and Delivery Software 2
(Date:9/3/2015)... ... ... Local filmmakers and now co-hosts of the up and coming podcast Path11 ... had great success in launching their Path11 Podcast with 23 episodes released since April ... is the well known Spiritual Catalyst and Linda Howe, leader in the field of ...
(Date:9/3/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Leading post-acute electronic medical record (EMR) software ... the company’s executive leadership team as VP of Product and as VP of ... product and project management. He has been with HealthWyse since 2000 in the ...
(Date:9/3/2015)... ... September 03, 2015 , ... ... and efficient customer and technical support services to promote LodonalTM in Nigeria. The ... trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of the product. , Managing Director, Fidson ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... , ... September 03, 2015 , ... The Aspen ... services - two retreats geared towards kick-starting and inspiring wellness in the Roaring Fork ... a part of developing a whole mind-body approach to fitness - we are much ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... ... September 03, 2015 , ... One can hardly argue against the fact ... do laptops and personal computers. These devices are being used as GPS, to make ... of mobile dating apps, STD positive singles can now join the prestigious social ranks ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Path 11 Podcast Now Features over 20 Metaphysical Discussions on iTunes and Growing 2Health News:Path 11 Podcast Now Features over 20 Metaphysical Discussions on iTunes and Growing 3Health News:Leading Post-Acute EMR Provider HealthWyse Names Bob Anders as VP Product and Kelley Chapman VP Engineering 2Health News:Leading Post-Acute EMR Provider HealthWyse Names Bob Anders as VP Product and Kelley Chapman VP Engineering 3Health News:Fidson Partners US Firms on New Product Marketing 2Health News:Fidson Partners US Firms on New Product Marketing 3Health News:Fidson Partners US Firms on New Product Marketing 4Health News:TAC Introduces New Retreats for Fall Fitness 2Health News:Herpes-datingsites.com Recently Added Reviews of 5 STD Dating Apps for STD Positive Singles 2
... women receiving the same breast cancer treatments as Hispanic ... lower survival rates, were more likely to be diagnosed// ... to a study. ,For the study, ... M. D. Anderson Cancer Center and colleagues examined 2,140 ...
... According to a recent analysis by Metropolitan Transportation Authority, ... excessive dieting are among the top// causes, after the ... US subway. ,Asim Nelson, a transit ... statistics, taken between October 2005 and October 2006, shows ...
... among states and union territories to enforce screening of all ... disorder// that could lead to disabilities. ,Chandigarh ... children would be done to check any adverse fallout later. ... ,While poor people would be provided the facility ...
... giant-Coco Cola and Nestle have come together to manufacture a ... tea, caffeine and plant micronutrients. This is expected to hit ... consumers shed excess weight. ,According the chief scientist ... calories burnt. The soft drink company claims that detailed studies ...
... proposal released by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger recently, workers in ... benefit - to their// health and wealth. Employees will ... exempted from tax. ,The proposal is an ... reachable to the approximate 6.5 million Californians who are ...
... make you diabetic, says a study that tracked hospitalisation rates ... ,Type-two diabetes has seen a two-fold increase - from ... While scientists scramble to find explanations for the rise, experts ... , ,However, the study by Lawrence Lessner and colleagues ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Living Near Toxic Waste May Bring On Diabetes 2