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Elsevier's MEDalternatives Offers Additional Cost Saving Options for Payers and Members
Date:2/6/2013

lify drug regimens and drive down costs for payers and patients
  • Improve compliance for healthier and less expensive outcomes
  • Payers control prescription costs by offering therapeutic alternatives on brand-to-brand drugs, as well as brand-to-generic drugs
  • Payers educate providers and members on where savings can be attained on drugs
  • PBMs (Pharmacy Benefit Managers) enforce formulary compliance
  • Help providers identify alternative therapies to reduce costs
  • Guide consumers toward more affordable, safer and more effective medication options
  • Involve consumers in these choices, knowing that cost and convenience play a central role in adherence to treatment
  • Prepare consumers to discuss options with their healthcare providers
  • Boost patients' satisfaction with their drug benefits

  • MEDalternatives is derived from the most technologically sophisticated drug database available today and will easily integrate within and across diverse healthcare systems.

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