Archive of Rx Adherence

Medicaid Expansion and Premium Assistance: The Importance of Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) to Coordinated Care for Chronically Ill Patients

March, 2014

A 2006 study found a delay or failure to fill a prescription was more common among those who reported transportation issues. Even after adjusting for socio-economic characteristics, those who reported transportation problems were more likely to report medication non-adherence.


MJS & Company (citing Wroth, T., Pathman, D., "Primary Medication Adherence in a Rural Population: The Role of the Patient-Physician Relationship and Satisfaction with Care," Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, September-October 2006; Vol. 19: No. 5)