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Coordinating care for high-risk patients was expected to save money and improve quality of care. A Medicare experiment didn't pan out.
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July 27, 2015 The test aimed to help high-risk Medicare patients navigate the health care maze. But after three years, expected improvements in quality and savings failed to materialize.
Jamari Brighthaupt, 11, gets blood drawn by registered nurse Rae Montilla at the Georgetown Pediatric Mobile Clinic.
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August 22, 2012 While the clinics have proved popular, their focus on the uninsured has led some to question whether the mobile model will be rendered moot by expansions of insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
On-the-job filling of prescriptions is becoming more common.
June 19, 2012 Some companies are adding drug dispensaries to their on-site health clinics. Others are offering concierge services that deliver drugs right to workers' desks. The companies hope to improve workers' compliance with doctors' orders by making it easier to get prescriptions filled.
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