RxBenefits was recently featured in an article for Everyday Health that discussed how consumers are leaning toward using mail-order prescriptions during the pandemic. The article includes an overview of mail-order pharmacy and how consumers can use this option to fill their prescriptions. Check out this excerpt where Bradley Nelson, PharmD, is quoted, and click the link below to read the full article:
During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Mail-Order Rx Has Never Seemed So Perfect
A How-To Guide
“Mail-order prescription services are mostly intended for patients who require regular daily doses, also known as maintenance medications, to keep them on a regular schedule and minimize the risk for lapse of treatment,” says J. Bradley Nelson, PharmD, the manager of clinical services at RxBenefits, a technology-enabled pharmacy benefits optimizer based in Birmingham, Alabama.
“Examples [of maintenance medications] include medications for blood pressure, asthma, heart disease, and diabetes,” Dr. Nelson says. “Conversely, one-time prescriptions, such as antibiotics to fight off an infection, aren’t medications to be considered for mail order.”