Mental illness affects 60 million Americans each year, and finding and treating those in need is of paramount importance to their health, safety and ability to function in day-to-day life.
While specialty drugs constitute less than 1 percent of all U.S. prescriptions, they accounted for more than a quarter of the country’s total pharmacy costs in 2013.
This report highlights how seven ACHP member health plans have established physician payment models that promote value rather than volume.
ACHP plans deliver value to patients by focusing on a shared mission and a shared approach to health and health care.
Prescription drug misuse, particularly of opioid painkillers, is a growing public health problem.
Looking for a way to support its hospitals and nursing staff, CareOregon adapted an innovative U.K. program called Releasing Time to Care.