Addressing Out-of-Pocket Costs for Diabetes Patients

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Rising costs are a burden for too many people living with diabetes today. Patients with a high-deductible health plan shoulder all of their medication costs while in the deductible phase of their insurance, which means they may be forced to make difficult decisions about whether they can afford their medications and fill their prescription.

Recent data reveal there is uncertainty on how to manage and predict the out-of-pocket costs associated with diabetes management. For example, nearly one-third of patients (32 percent) do not feel they have the resources needed to manage their own out-of-pocket costs. To address this challenge, CVS Health is working to eliminate member cost as a barrier to medication adherence.

Improving Medication Affordability and Adherence

Improving diabetes outcomes while reducing costs is a priority for CVS Health. We recently launched RxZERO to enable employers and health plan sponsors to leverage formulary and plan design approaches to offer all categories of diabetes medications at zero dollar out of pocket for their members without raising costs for the plan sponsor or increasing premiums or deductibles for all plan members. The new plan design enables plan sponsors to eliminate member out of-pocket costs for the entire diabetes therapeutic area — including oral medications for Type 2 diabetes — and fully adhere to American Diabetes Association standards.

“Traditionally, the focus of affordability for diabetes medications has been on insulin, which is the cornerstone of therapy for the five percent of people with diabetes who are living with type 1 diabetes. However, the new CVS Caremark solution expands affordable options to include the entire range of diabetes medications — improving affordability for the 95 percent of people with diabetes who are living with type 2 diabetes.”

— Troyen A. Brennan, M.D., M.P.H., is Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of CVS Health

CVS Caremark analysis shows that members taking branded diabetes medications spend on average, $467.24 out-of-pocket per year, with nearly 12 percent spending over $1,000 annually.

A Comprehensive Approach to Diabetes Management

A person living with diabetes is required to take many tasks to manage their therapy annually. To make disease management affordable, accessible and local, CVS Health offers numerous programs to help people with diabetes effectively manage their condition and stay on track with their prescribed treatment plan.

We provide supportive care at our HealthHUB locations to complement the care that patients receive from their primary care physicians. Our HealthHUB model provides a first-of-its-kind community-based store that offers a broader range of health services, new product categories, digital and on-demand health tools and trusted advice. In these locations, people living with diabetes are able to receive the coordinated care and services they need all within our own four walls.

For more information about CVS Health’s efforts to improve care across the nation, visit our News & Insights page and the CVS Health Impact Dashboard. To stay informed about the latest updates and innovations from CVS Health, register for content alerts and our Leaders in Care newsletter.

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Aetna Foundation and U.S. News & World Report host Social Determinants of Health Roundtable in Harrisburg, PA

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Aetna Foundation and U.S. News & World Report host Social Determinants of Health Roundtable in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Aetna Foundation and U.S. News & World Report host Social Determinants of Health Roundtable in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Following the release of the second annual U.S. News & World Report 2019 Healthiest Communities rankings, the Aetna Foundation convened a roundtable in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania with state officials, community organizations and local providers to promote a dialogue about addressing social determinants of health to improve the health of communities across the Keystone state.

Aetna Foundation and U.S. News & World Report host Social Determinants of Health Roundtable in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Secretary Teresa Miller joined the event as the keynote speaker.

“A person’s health is more than just what happens inside of a doctor’s office. Their job, education level, access to food, and their housing situation all affect their health,” said Secretary Miller. “Our goal is to empower Pennsylvanians to live fulfilling lives and build stronger communities. Understanding the whole person and the individual circumstances they face is critical as we work to ensure that services provided are putting the people we serve on a path to improved long-term outcomes like better health, success in employment or education and training, or self-sufficiency.”

The Healthiest Communities rankings, underwritten by the Aetna Foundation, are part of a $100 million commitment by CVS Health and its affiliates to making community health and wellness central to the company’s charge for a better world. The new Building Healthier Communities initiative, which will be funded over five years by CVS Health and the CVS Health and Aetna foundations, builds upon the outstanding tradition of community investment by CVS Health and Aetna and advances CVS Health’s purpose of helping people on their path to better health.

The roundtable event specifically highlighted food access and nutrition, which is a critical issue facing both urban and rural residents, across the state of Pennsylvania.

Around 115 people attended the roundtable, which, in addition to Secretary Miller, featured U.S. News & World Report Editor and Chief Content Editor Brian Kelly; U.S. News & World Report Executive Editor Tim Smart; U.S. News & World Report Reporter Gaby Galvin; State Rep. Joanna McClinton; The Food Trust President and CEO Yael Lehmann; Central Pennsylvania Food Bank CEO Joe Arthur; and Welsh Mountain Health Centers Chief Quality Officer Kate Millay.

“We have a significant opportunity to improve the physical and economic health of the country by changing our priorities and focusing on how we address social determinants of health,” said Patti MacRae, Executive Director, Aetna Foundation. “Thank you to everyone who took the time and joined us for this important conversation. We are building healthier communities, one community at a time, and these types of dialogues are truly critical to our work.”

The roundtable is part of a multi-year Healthiest Communities collaboration between U.S. News & World Report and the Aetna Foundation. In addition to being the state capital, Harrisburg is the county seat of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, which did not rank is this year’s Healthiest Communities rankings. However, 7 counties in Pennsylvania were part of this year’s top 500 Healthiest Communities List: Montgomery, Chester, Bucks, Cumberland, Butler, Montour, and Elk.

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2018 Health Care Trends

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Download the 2018 Health Care Trends report, provided by Aetna.

Despite the United States’ position as an economic powerhouse at the forefront of the tech boom, our health lags behind some countries. World Health OrganizationWorld Health Organisation – Global Health Observatory data http://www.who.int/gho/mortality_burden_disease/life_tables/situation_trends_text/en/ (WHO) figures show that our average life expectancy is lower than 30 other countries, including Switzerland, Australia and Canada. But the tide may finally be turning, with a monumental shift in how we approach health care, towards a personalized approach that focuses on each individual and all aspects of their well-being. Rather than concentrate solely on treating people when they’re sick, health care providers are placing a greater emphasis on keeping them healthy. Instead of visiting clinical facilities for the majority of their care, people are using technology to monitor their health and receive treatment in their homes.

Doctors, hospitals and health companies now have insight into all factors that can affect patient health – from lifestyle to income to genetics. And they are using that information to connect people to a wide range of health and social services within their communities.

The Aetna 2018 Health Care Trends Report explores the key factors driving this shift: New strategies that yield better results from our country’s investment in health care; innovative ways wearables could reduce spending on chronic diseases; the role of diversity in shaping a new health care system; how health companies can help conquer the scourge of opioid addiction. Read on to see how the development of these trends in the years to come can result in healthier communities, happier individuals and better health outcomes for all.

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The 2018 Aetna Story: Annual report shows how Aetna is making a difference in people’s lives

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Bobby McKeehan, one of the featured members in Aetna Story 2018.

The call seemed routine: A member named Joanna was looking to resolve some issues that were preventing her from getting her nebulizer treatment from the hospital.

But Brittany Salter, the Aetna customer service representative who handled the call, sensed it was more critical than it sounded. So she worked urgently. She validated Joanna’s information. She said she’d get assistance from Aetna’s pharmacy area. And she was getting ready to call the pharmacy herself when Joanna suddenly told her something else.

Joanna told Salter that she couldn’t breathe.

What happened next – how Salter and her supervisor helped save Joanna’s life – is part of the 2018 Aetna Story, our annual report, now posted at www.AetnaStory.com.

The report is filled with stories showing Aetna making a difference in people’s lives. Most of those stories are told through the eyes of the people we serve, and spotlight our core values and key initiatives.

Joanna’s story, for example, reflects the importance of our Common Purpose and Service Without Borders initiatives: our commitment to put our members at the center of everything we do.

You also will meet:

  • Bobby, who would not have known he had a deadly aortic aneurysm lurking inside him if he hadn’t been warned by Aetna’s innovative, personalized data analysis.

  • Jessica, an expectant mother with an opioid addiction who was able to kick the habit and give birth to a healthy daughter with the help of an Aetna neonatal counselor.

  • Joe, with decades of experience in public safety, who works with Aetna to teach first responders how to deal with mental health challenges – in themselves and in the people they protect.

  • Maria, Irene, Heather, Samuel, Sergio and many, many other Aetna employees who helped people devastated by a trio of hurricanes last summer in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico.

  • Volunteers and civic leaders across the country, with the support of the Aetna Foundation, who are fighting to make their communities healthier.

There are many other stories in there, too – as well as graphics, videos, links to other materials, messages from Aetna’s leaders, and highlights of Aetna’s 2017 achievements.

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Our Leaders: Meeting our Commitment to Better Health

Our Leaders: Meeting our Commitment to Better Health
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As a front door to health care in 10,000 communities nationwide, CVS Health is committed to creating the path to better health and a better world. In the first half of 2019, our leaders participated in public forums to discuss how that commitment is coming to fruition to build healthier communities and improve the consumer health experience:

  1. Larry Merlo, President and Chief Executive Officer of CVS Health, addressed the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. in January to discuss the potential of improving health at the local level through targeted engagement and human interactions. During his address, Merlo announced the company’s new Building Healthier Communities initiative, a five-year, $100 million commitment to improve health at the local level. This initiative provides expanded access to free health screenings, more funding to tackle public health challenges, including tobacco and opioid use and additional investments to address social and environmental factors.
     
  2. Tom Moriarty, Chief Policy and External Affairs Officer, and General Counsel of CVS Health, participated in a POLITICO Health Care Innovators event in January to discuss how CVS Health is helping patients with chronic conditions manage their care. In the case of diabetes, Moriarty highlighted how the CVS Health and Aetna combination is uniquely able to address avoidable costs by providing patients with access to the right care locally. According to Moriarty, “We will have the ability to determine who is at risk of developing diabetes and provide them preventative counseling and services.”
     
  3. Karen Lynch, Executive Vice President of CVS Health and President of the Aetna Business Unit, authored an op-ed for U.S. News & World Report in March to discuss the importance of providing communities with the support and flexibility they need to create local solutions that have the power to affect real change and improve public health. Here she outlines the priorities of the second annual U.S. News & World Report Healthiest Communities rankings, underwritten by the Aetna Foundation. This initiative is part of our broader effort to improve community health outcomes – providing insights that inform residents, health care leaders and elected officials about policies and best practices.
     

For more information about CVS Health’s efforts to improve access to quality care across the nation, visit our Quality & Access information center and the CVS Health Impact Dashboard. To stay informed about the latest updates and innovations from CVS Health, register for content alerts and our bi-weekly health care newsletter.

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Moriarty Discusses Health Care Leadership with U.S. News & World Report

Moriarty Discusses Health Care Leadership with U.S. News & World Report
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At the 2019 World Economic Forum, Tom Moriarty, Chief Policy and External Affairs Officer, and General Counsel for CVS Health, sat down with Bill Holiber, President and CEO of U.S News & World Report, to discuss how leadership in the health care industry can drive meaningful solutions for patients.

The conversation first focused on the important role leaders can play in driving a transformative vision forward. Moriarty explained that leaders, particularly in health care, need to listen and engage at a very human level.

Emphasizing the importance of providing human interactions in health care, Moriarty outlined CVS Health’s commitment to delivering high-quality, community-based care. According to Moriarty, the democratization of care delivery – giving patients greater control of their health care decisions – provides an opportunity to help patients find the right care at the best possible cost.

As an example, Moriarty referenced the real-time benefits program, which improves transparency for patients and their prescribers by showing what patients will pay for a specific drug under their benefits plan and presenting up to five lower-cost, clinically appropriate alternatives. Moriarty described the potential for solutions like this to improve health care outcomes and reduce overall costs to the system, so that those savings can be reinvested in other societal priorities, like education and infrastructure.

For more information about CVS Health’s efforts to improve access to quality care across the nation, visit our Quality & Access information center and the CVS Health Impact Dashboard. To stay informed about the latest updates and innovations from CVS Health, register for content alerts and our bi-weekly health care newsletter.

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Moriarty Discusses Community Health Innovation at Wall Street Project Economic Summit

Moriarty Discusses Community Health Innovation at Wall Street Project Economic Summit
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Tom Moriarty, EVP, Chief Policy and External Affairs Officer and General Counsel, recently sat down with civil rights activist Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. at the 22nd Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit to highlight how our newly combined company can accelerate the improvement of health care for individuals and families across the country.

Moriarty emphasized how the path to better health and stronger communities can be achieved through local support and targeted engagement. At CVS Health, we know how much human interactions matter. The millions of patients we interact with every day each have unique backgrounds and needs. Every day, we utilize our community footprint to build trust with patients on a personal level.

Addressing Local Barriers to Care

Today, approximately 30 to 40 percent of physician-ordered lab tests aren’t completed – oftentimes as a result of lab and testing facilities not having extended hours and lacking access from public transportation routes. Moriarty emphasized how CVS Health can help patients achieve better health by expanding access to testing and monitoring in the communities where they live and work.

Complementing Primary Care

Due to inadequate access to care, it can be difficult for patients to locate the coordinated care and health services they need to get and stay healthy in between doctor visits. CVS Health serves 10,000 communities nationwide with more than 9,800 retail stores and 1,100 walk-in clinics and we’re pursuing new ways to elevate our retail stores as a local health care destination. 

Through the introduction of HealthHUB® locations at CVS Pharmacy stores in Houston, Texas, we have the opportunity to serve as an extension to primary care. With personalized pharmacy support programs and MinuteClinic services, the HealthHUB pilot is improving care for patients managing chronic conditions with a focus on recommending next best actions and driving medical costs savings.

Moriarty shared several examples of how the HealthHUB pilot will provide meaningful and frequent touchpoints to care. For a patient living with diabetes, we can be there more frequently to provide counsel on lifestyle and dietary needs. In the case of respiratory disease, a respiratory therapist will be on-site to help patients track their conditions and provide them with personalized counsel. These interactions will help coordinate care across a patients’ full care teams.

Improving Health Outcomes and Lowering Costs

About 80 percent of current medical spend is on chronic conditions, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease. At the same time, the number of Americans impacted by these conditions continues to grow.

Moriarty shared how the pharmacy can help prevent these conditions and improve population health by serving as a first line of defense in the community. Our newly combined company will deliver a unified strategy aimed at making a measurable impact on the health of communities nationwide. Through our Building Healthier Communities initiative, CVS Health will make significant investments in the areas of managing chronic disease, including the expansion of Project Health to provide more screenings for the social determinants of health that affect personal well-being and the broader community, such as education, housing and access to fresh food.

For more information about CVS Health’s efforts to improve access to quality care across the nation, visit our Quality & Access information center and the CVS Health Impact Dashboard. To stay informed about the latest updates and innovations from CVS Health, register for content alerts and our bi-weekly health care newsletter.

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Roll Call Live: Empowering Patients as Partners in Health Care

Roll Call Live: Empowering Patients as Partners in Health Care
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With the expansion of high-deductible health plans (HDHPs), patients are taking on more responsibility in deciding what options work best for their budgets and health care needs. Roll Call Live’s “Empowering Patients as Partners in Health Care,” sponsored by CVS Health, explored consumer-driven health care – examining where progress is being made and where opportunities for improvement still exist.

The event included two keynote conversations by policymakers, an expert panel discussion and remarks by Tom Moriarty, CVS Health Chief Policy and External Affairs Officer and General Counsel, who highlighted solutions for improving prescription drug affordability.

Other participants included:

  • Joseph Antos, PhD, Wilson H. Taylor Scholar in Health Care and Retirement Policy at the American Enterprise Institute

  • Brian Blase, National Economic Council’s Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy

  • David Blumenthal, MD, MPP, President of The Commonwealth Fund

  • Representative Donald McEachin (D-VA)

Participants highlighted three potential solutions to help empower patients as consumers: enhancing meaningful price transparency information; providing greater benefit flexibility for HDHPs associated with health savings accounts (HSAs); and expanding personalized care. 

Providing Meaningful, Transparent Information to Empower Decision-Making

As steps are being taken to increase transparency, experts believe it is important to make sure that information about health care benefits and costs is actionable for consumers. For example, Rep. Donald McEachin emphasized that transparent cost information alone isn’t enough – it must direct patients to effective care at a lower cost.

As David Blumenthal pointed out, “price information is as complicated as the health needs of the individual consuming the care,” and therefore, information should be presented clearly and be specific to a patients’ benefit plan. Supporting this, Joseph Antos explained that for information to be useful, it needs to be tailored to what patients care about – “for example, what they will actually be paying for at the pharmacy counter.”

Finding opportunities to increase transparency that improve health care decision-making is a top priority at CVS Health. Our solutions, including the Rx Savings Finder and real-time benefits, provide greater transparency from the point of prescribing to the point of sale with actionable results that are saving patients money.

Making HDHPs Work Better for More Patients

As the number of patients enrolled in HDHPs continues to grow, there are opportunities to improve how these plans work for patients, particularly those managing a chronic disease. Brian Blase outlined how the Administration is considering a proposal that would permit HDHPs associated with HSAs to cover more services, such as providing insulin at no cost to patients. Blase referred to this concept as “one possible way to help use insurance design to drive value by empowering patients as consumers of health care.” 

At CVS Health, we advocate changing the rules governing HSAs to give HDHPs the option to cover all prescription drugs — including generic and brand drugs — outside the deductible. That way, patients can access these drugs for little or no copay if that is how the plans want to structure their benefit. CVS Health also works with PBM clients to offer preventive drug lists for many common chronic diseases, including diabetes and heart disease, making it easier to access and afford care that puts people on a path to better health.

Connecting Patients to High-Value, Personalized Care

Incentivizing personalized care delivery that meets patients’ specific health needs can reduce costly complications and improve outcomes. The experts agreed that in the era of consumer-driven health care, more can be done to connect patients to the right care at the right time. David Blumenthal noted, “Insulin for diabetics is high-value care…hypertensive treatment, hypolipidemics for elevated lipids, exercise programs for people who are post-heart attack. These things are proven life-savers, and they shouldn’t be treated the same way as an unnecessary MRI for back pain.”

Whether it’s delivering preventive services that help keep people healthy or supporting chronic disease patients in adhering to their medications, we help connect patients to high-value care when and where they need it.  

For more information on how CVS Health is working to expand access to more affordable and effective health care, check out our Cost of Care information center and the CVS Health Impact Dashboard. To stay informed about the latest updates and innovations from CVS Health, register for content alerts and our bi-weekly health care newsletter.

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Moriarty at POLITICO Health Care Innovators
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Health Care Innovators is an event series by POLITICO, and sponsored by CVS Health, highlighting the new faces and best practices in health care innovation. At the series’ second event, Tom Moriarty, Chief Policy and External Affairs Officer, and General Counsel, discussed how the combination of CVS Health and Aetna is challenging the status quo in health care.

Moriarty emphasized how our newly created model can innovate from within the current health care system by tackling the key challenges that patients face and improving the overall patient experience. 

Addressing Health Care Hurdles

Our health care system was not built to provide patients with the coordinated care and tools they need to manage their conditions and easily determine what is best for their health. According to Moriarty, uncoordinated care can lead to inferior outcomes and higher costs. Today, a huge portion of health care costs is allocated towards chronic disease management and data show that close to $500 billion of these costs are avoidable.http://www.fightchronicdisease.org/sites/default/files/TL221_final.pdf

Moriarty highlighted how the CVS Health and Aetna combination provides the opportunity to address avoidable costs by providing patients with access to the right care locally.

In the case of diabetes, Moriarty noted that CVS Health can ensure that patients are healthier and costly adverse events are avoided. “We will have the ability to determine who is at risk of developing diabetes and provide them preventative counseling and services,” said Moriarty. “We can also improve health, reduce these numbers in the future and realize extensive savings by doing so – both for the patients and the system.”

Improving the Health Care Experience

CVS Health has set a very real goal of transforming the consumer health care experience. To meet this goal, Moriarty demonstrated how CVS Health can improve coordination across the care continuum and provide patients with more touchpoints to care.

Moriarty shared the example of a patient leaving the hospital to illustrate how the CVS Health and Aetna combination can simplify health care. Consider, for example, that while the patient may be well enough for discharge, she leaves with a complicated care plan in hand. It can be difficult to know where she should start and how to achieve better health outcomes. 

By fully integrating Aetna’ medical information and analytics with CVS Health’s pharmacy data and our 10,000 retail locations, the care plan prescribed by the doctor can be more seamlessly coordinated by CVS Health and the patient’s caregiver. We can provide adherence outreach to ensure she is taking her medications, or schedule a MinuteClinic follow up within 14 days post discharge if she is unable to see her provider. Whether it is filling the care gaps between visits to the doctor, providing clinical programs to ensure the patient stays well at home or increasing her utilization of lower-cost sites of care – we know we can make staying healthy easier and more affordable.

Moriarty also emphasized how CVS Health is working to improve health at the community level by providing patients with more engagement. Recently, CVS Health announced a five-year $100 million commitment to improve community health through increased access to free health screenings, additional volunteer hours in the communities we serve and expanded support for national and local organizations that are working on the front lines to improve health care. According to Moriarty, this investment will help address the social determinants of health, such as family, education, housing and access to fresh food, that impact patients’ health and well-being in communities nationwide.

For more information about CVS Health’s efforts to improve access to quality care across the nation, visit our Quality & Access information center and the CVS Health Impact Dashboard. To stay informed about the latest updates and innovations from CVS Health, register for content alerts and our bi-weekly health care newsletter.

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Helping Members Avoid Unnecessary ER Visits

Helping Members Avoid Unnecessary ER Visits
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At an average total cost per visit of $1,900, the emergency department, or ER, is one of the most expensive places to receive medical care.https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/eds/cost-of-er-visits-increased-31-between-2012-16-5-findings.html Not surprisingly, consumer out-of-pocket costs are also high. According to one study, patients with upper respiratory infections personally paid an average of $377 per ER visit.https://www.bcbs.com/sites/default/files/file-attachments/health-of-america-report/BCBS.HealthOfAmericaReport.Retail.pdf

Despite these high costs, there were nearly 137 million ER visits in 2015.https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/emergency-department.html A sizable portion of these visits are for conditions that clearly merited emergent care — trauma, fractures, chest pain — but many others could be successfully treated at easier-to-access and more affordable sites of care. In fact, it’s estimated that 30 percent of ER visits could potentially be treated in walk-in clinics like MinuteClinic.https://www.bcbs.com/sites/default/files/file-attachments/health-of-america-report/BCBS.HealthOfAmericaReport.Retail.pdf

The emergency department is a critical component in our health care system, and crowding has become a concern among hospitals, policy makers, providers, and payors. Avoidable use among patients with low-acuity problems contributes to long ER wait times and suboptimal care. Avoidable visits cost the system $38 billion a year.http://wellness.totalaccessmedical.com/blog/the-consequences-of-emergency-department-overuse

Why People Choose the ER

In a survey, most ER users cited the severity of their medical problem as the primary reason they sought care in the emergency department. However, 7 percent cited lack of access to a primary care provider, and 12 percent went to the ER because their provider’s office was closed.https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhsr/nhsr090.pdf With extended hours and walk-in care, retail clinics are a convenient choice for these groups. Retail clinics are a particularly attractive option for younger people who may not have established a relationship with a primary care provider.

The Neighborhood Option for Care

Many of the concerns that bring people to a hospital emergency department can be effectively treated in walk-in medical clinics. Earaches, sprains, skin conditions such as rashes or poison ivy, sore throats and infections of the respiratory system or urinary tract can all be treated at MinuteClinic. In fact, MinuteClinic can treat more than 125 different conditions in patients above 18 months of age.

Helping plan members and plans avoid unnecessary ER visits remains a part of CVS Health’s vision for building a better, more affordable health care system. MinuteClinic, with 1,100 locations in 33 states and the District of Columbia, offers care seven days a week, including times when many physician offices are closed. Most services at MinuteClinic cost approximately $100. A visit to MinuteClinic — as opposed to an urgent care center or hospital emergency department — costs as much as 90 percent less.

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For more information about CVS Health’s efforts to improve access to quality care across the nation, visit our Quality & Access information center and the CVS Health Impact Dashboard. To stay informed about the latest updates and innovations from CVS Health, register for content alerts and our bi-weekly health care newsletter.

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