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Employers

Walgreens is so much more than America's premier retail pharmacy. We're also a trusted business partner providing high-performing healthcare solutions. We work one-on-one with employers to help control rising costs, enhance benefit plan design, improve employee health and wellness, and increase employee engagement, productivity and satisfaction.

With approximately 9,500 locations in all 50 states, Walgreens retail pharmacy services, specialty pharmacies and healthcare clinic locations make convenience, care and cost savings easily accessible.

Adherence

Adherence

Walgreens delivers effective adherence solutions that improve health outcomes and enhance the customer's experience. High-touch, pharmacist-driven interventions as well as self-service digital tools help patients get and take their medications on time. Improved adherence can play a key role in reducing overall healthcare costs.1

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Specialty pharmacy

Specialty Pharmacy

Walgreens is your specialty pharmacy advocate, offering pharmacy and medical benefit cost-savings strategies, proactive patient engagement and expert client support.

Our specialty pharmacy services ensure appropriate clinical management and are offered at multiple points of access, including central specialty pharmacies, 300 community-based specialty pharmacies, and over 1,000 disease-state specialized pharmacies that include HIV and Hepatitis C-specialized pharmacies.

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Vaccinations

Vaccinations

Getting the flu isn't just miserable for employees, it's expensive for employers. According to a recent estimate, the flu cost employers $21 billion in lost productivity last flu season.2 Walgreens helps promote flu and other vaccinations by offering low or no copay options and by offering easy access during off hours when it's most convenient for your employees.

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Retail Healthcare Clinic

Retail Healthcare Clinic

When your employees have access to affordable healthcare, your workforce is stronger and healthier. Walgreens Healthcare Clinic users had 16 percent lower total healthcare costs and nearly 30 percent lower out-of-pocket costs compared to individuals who visited their primary care providers for similar diagnoses.3

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Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness

Balance Rewards for healthy choices® rewards employees for completing 4-week health challenges. Employees and employers alike benefit by reducing preventable illness and healthcare costs. Plus, employees can redeem points for instant savings.


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Whether you have 50 or 50,000 employees, Walgreens is here to support your success. Schedule a free consultation with one of our expert advisors to find out how we can help your employees live a healthier life while also offering you cost-savings solutions.

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References

1. Akinbosoye OE, Taitel MS, Grana J, Hill J, Wade RL. Improving medication adherence and health care outcomes in a commercial population through a community pharmacy. Popul Health Manag. 2016;19(6):454-461.

2. Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. Flu Season Cost to Employers, http://www.challengergray.com/press/press-releases/update-2-flu-season-cost-employers-21b, Accessed January 2, 2019.

3. Clark, B. L., Hou, J., & Boghani, S. (2015, Oct 26-29). Patients who Utilize Retail Healthcare Clinics have Fewer Emergency Department Visits and Incur Lower Overall Healthcare Cost. Paper presented at the 2015 AMCP Nexus, Orlando, FL.