Mail Order or Not?

Is the value of using mail order for prescriptions greater than the potential waste?

Mail order pharmacies are marketed as an approach to lower drug spend, and are also promoted to improve compliance of medication utilization. However, is the value to use mail order greater than the potential waste for medications that are delivered, but never taken?

This article was written by Mary Delaney, MSPT, CWP, Managing Director, Vital Incite, and Brenda Motheral, RPh, MBA, PhD, Co-founder and CEO of Archimedes.