INFOGRAPHIC: Benefits of Rx Home Delivery

Feb 14, 2014

Home delivery for maintenance medications to treat chronic conditions offers patients better care, greater savings and more convenience.

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Retail pharmacies are appropriate for short-term medication that a patient needs right away, for example, an antibiotic. However, for long-term maintenance medications for chronic conditions such as a blood pressure medication that a patient takes every day for several years it just makes sense for a patient to use a home delivery pharmacy. 

9 out of 10 patients think the service and value from using home delivery is as good as – or better than retail pharmacies.

The Express Scripts Pharmacy offers more convenience, greater savings and better care.

Better Convenience

Fewer Miles: Instead of having to trek out to the pharmacy every single month to pick up medication, patients using home delivery receive 90-day supplies directly to their door. And automatic refills and prescription renewals are available with no additional trip to the pharmacy.

Improved Access: Express Scripts members can call us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year all from the privacy and comfort of their homes. Our mobile app and website help patients manage their prescriptions on the go.

Greater Savings

More Affordable for Patients: While it differs from plan to plan, patient copayments are, on average, 29% lower through home delivery than at retail pharmacies.

More Affordable for the Country: The country could save an additional $96.3 billion if every patient used home delivery for their maintenance medications.

Better Care

Safer: Our pharmacy is highly automated, capable of filling prescriptions with a dispensing accuracy greater than 99.999% – superior to what you would find at most retail pharmacies.

More Specialized Expertise: Express Scripts members are able to speak with specialist pharmacists who focus only on a specific disease state.Higher Adherence Rates: Patients who receive a 90-day supply of medication directly to their door are more likely up to 19% to take their medications and avoid downstream health complications.

Members can start home delivery now to experience the care, savings and convenience of the Express Scripts Pharmacy.

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