Does Opaque Drug Pricing Affect Consumer Trust in Medicine?

By PokitDok Team,

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  Anyone who has followed PokitDok knows we are advocates of price transparency, especially as it applies to prescription drugs. A foundational principle of value-based healthcare is the patient's ability to price shop. However, when medication cost information is obscured by complex networks of suppliers, intermediaries, and payment structures, consumers cannot make value-based healthcare decisions.  … Read more

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  Tags: Consumer, Healthcare consumerism, Price Transparency

How Brokers Can Help Reduce Employer-Sponsored Insurance Costs

By PokitDok Team,

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Employers expect healthcare costs to increase by 5.5 percent in 2018. Here’s how brokers can help reduce employer-sponsored insurance costs.

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Price Transparency, Providers

How to Reduce Primary Non-Adherence to Medications

By PokitDok Team,

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Primary medication non-adherence is caused by cost and patients’ mental barriers to medication. Here’s how we can reduce primary non-adherence.

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Pharmacy, Price Transparency