chronic conditions

Medication Adherence in Medicare Advantage Populations

Medication Adherence in Medicare Advantage Populations

Prescription medications can save lives and improve quality of life when used properly, but they are not always as effective as they could be. That is not because of poor medical care or problems with the drugs themselves. Rather, there is a major problem with medication non-adherence.

Lifestyle Change as a Cost-Effective Alternative to Medication

Lifestyle Change as a Cost-Effective Alternative to Medication

Prescription medications can often help manage chronic diseases, but their drawbacks can include high upfront costs, side effects or complications, and lack of effectiveness due to low adherence. Lifestyle changes are known to lower risk for and help control many chronic conditions.