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Managed Care

For payers striving to meet market demand for better overall healthcare performance, Walgreens fills the critical need for quality healthcare solutions that improve outcomes, access and engagement, all contributing to lower total cost of care. Boost your health program offerings with Walgreens pharmacy services by adding more ways to put your members' needs first.

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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Adherence

Adherence

Walgreens adherence program supports healthier member behavior, resulting in improved adherence, outcomes, readmission rates, quality scores and health. Overall healthcare costs may be reduced, helping you stay competitive and maximize market performance.1

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Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness

Balance Rewards for healthy choices® encourages members to make healthier lifestyle choices, which can reduce preventable illness and healthcare costs. Walgreens has awarded more than 13.5 billion points for healthy activity since 2014.

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Vaccinations

Vaccinations

Only 45 percent of adults were vaccinated for the flu by mid-November 2018 yet vaccines reduce risk of flu by up to 60 percent,2,3 prevent 12.4 percent of flu-related hospitalizations,4 and decrease the number of workdays lost by 60 percent.5

Combat increased flu-related complications and a lack of awareness to decrease your costs and boost employees' health.

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Retail Healthcare Clinic

Retail Healthcare Clinic

Walgreens Healthcare Clinic users had 16 percent lower total healthcare costs and nearly 30 percent lower out-of-pocket costs compared to non-users, creating a solution for the shortage of affordable healthcare.6

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Specialty pharmacy

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References

1. Roebuck MC, Liberman JN, Gemmill-Toyama M, Brennan TA. Medication adherence leads to lower health care use and costs despite increased drug spending. Health Aff. 2011;30(1):91-99

2. Vaccine effectiveness - how well does the flu vaccine work? Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website. https://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/qa/vaccineeffect.htm . Updated August 31, 2016. Accessed October 26, 2016.

3. Osterholm MT, Kelley NS, Sommer A, Belongia EA. Efficacy and effectiveness of influenza vaccines: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet Infect Dis. 2012;12(1):36-44.

4. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Estimated influenza illnesses and hospitalizations averted by vaccination - United States, 2016-17 influenza season. https://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/disease/2016-17.htm. Updated 2018. Accessed January 2019.

5. Nichol, K. L., Heilly, S. J., Greenberg, M. E., & Ehlinger, E. (2009). Burden of influenza-like illness and effectiveness of influenza vaccination among working adults aged 5064 years. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 48(3), 292-298.

6. Flu vaccination coverage, United States, 2015-16 influenza season. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website. https://www.cdc.gov/flu/fluvaxview/nifs-estimates-nov2018.htm. Updated December 2018. Accessed January 2019.