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By ensuring appropriate access to medications, CoverMyMeds helps its customers avoid billions of dollars each year in administrative waste and avoidable medical spending caused by prescription abandonment.
Topics covered by the CVS Caremark-sponsored research have ranged from the correlation between high co-pays and prescription abandonment to the effect of Food and Drug Administration warnings on adherence.
Three prescription outcomes were possible: filled prescription, indicating that it was purchased; returned to stock (RTS), indicating prescription abandonment, which typically happens to medications that are not picked up within 14 days; or RTS with an indication that the prescription was abandoned but that the patient purchased a prescription in the same class at another pharmacy.