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Table 7 Benefits to the employer of employer-provided drug coverage and increasing compliance to 100% in hypertension treatment [27]

From: Blood pressure reduction, persistence and costs in the evaluation of antihypertensive drug treatment – a review

Compliance level Treatment effect (days saved) Employer costs Employer savings Net benefit
Average compliance (37% drug coverage)     
   High 4.35 39 $ 405 $ 366 $
   Base 3.48   325 $ 286 $
   Low 2.62   244 $ 205 $
Additional benefit if compliance increased to 100%     
   High 2.55 22 $ 238 $ 216 $
   Base 2.05   191 $ 169 $
   Low 1.54   143 $ 121 $