Default Home Delivery of Prescription Medicines


John Beshears, James Choi, David Laibson, and Brigitte Madrian


Poor adherence to prescription drug therapies is a common medical problem. Estimates of medication adherence rarely exceed 75% and usually range from 30% to 60%. Our pilot will focus on increasing medication pick up and refilling medication when it runs out.


Beshears, John, James Choi, David Laibson, and Brigitte Madrian. “Active Choice and Health Care Costs: Evidence from Prescription Drug Home Delivery.” Working paper coming 2013.