Default Home Delivery of Prescription Medicines

Investigators:

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

Summary:

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.

Papers:

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.