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Insights & Analysis

There’s one constant in healthcare: change. Count on us to break down the trends so you can stay up to date. Follow our take on each piece of this deep, intertwined, and often perplexing industry to find opportunities and practical approaches to move healthcare forward.

Evaluating the Usability of CER for Patient and Provider Decision Making

Comparative effectiveness research (CER) has the potential to inform many decisions. While a common threshold for determining whether a CER finding should be disseminated to the public is its methodological quality, a study with high methodological quality is not necessarily one that patients and providers will find usable for their decision making.

Avalere Outlook: 3rd Quarter

Welcome to our first issue of Avalere Health Quarterly, a sector-by-sector analysis of major issues and moving parts in healthcare for the coming 3 to 6 months. The Quarterly offers Avalere expert opinion on how major industry catalysts will impact your business decisions.

Analysis: Access to Anticonvulsant Therapy

An Avalere analysis found that Medicare prescription drug plans (PDPs) had lower levels of coverage and fewer medicines on less expensive formulary tiers than commercial health insurance plans, potentially impacting patients' access to anticonvulsants.

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