M Christopher Roebuck
Affiliation: Caremark Rx
- Impact of pharmacy benefit design on prescription drug utilization: a fixed effects analysis of plan sponsor dataM Christopher Roebuck
CVS Caremark, Hunt Valley, MD 21031, USA
Health Serv Res 44:988-1009. 2009..To study the impact of various elements of pharmacy benefit design on both the absolute and relative utilization of generics, brands, retail pharmacy, and mail service...
- Medication adherence leads to lower health care use and costs despite increased drug spendingM Christopher Roebuck
CVS Caremark, Hunt Valley, Maryland, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 30:91-9. 2011..Our findings indicate that programs to improve medication adherence are worth consideration by insurers, government payers, and patients, as long as intervention costs do not exceed the estimated health care cost savings...
- Prescription drug costs and the generic dispensing ratioJoshua N Liberman
CVS Caremark, 11311 McCormick Rd, Hunt Valley, MD 21031, USA
J Manag Care Pharm 16:502-6. 2010..Higher GDRs are considered important because they consistently produce lower prescription drug costs...
- Predictive modeling of total healthcare costs using pharmacy claims data: a comparison of alternative econometric cost modeling techniquesChristopher A Powers
Caremark, Hunt Valley, MD 21031, USA
Med Care 43:1065-72. 2005..Using PHD with a simple OLS model may provide similar predictive accuracy in comparison to more advanced econometric models...