How physicians are talking to patients about drug costs
Information provided by Surescripts
With access to medication cost information available in most EHRs, you have a powerful new way to identify affordable medications and clinically relevant alternatives for your patients.
A one-minute conversation about medication cost can have an enormous impact. Patients will leave for the pharmacy confident they can afford and start their medication, and you can avoid the hassle and interruptions from script rework.
Try these five medication cost “conversation starters.(57 KB PDF)” In addition, you can find out if price transparency is available in your EHR. See if your EHR is connected.(surescripts.com)
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