Mail-order delivery improves diabetes drug adherence in study

08/11/2011 | Drug Store News

Receiving oral diabetes drugs by mail order helped improve medication adherence in Medicare Part D patients, a study in the Journal of Medical Economics found. Research showed that about 49.7% of patients using mail order showed adherence compared with 42.8% of those who went to retail pharmacies. The study was conducted for a pharmacy benefit management unit of Optum.

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