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Table 3 Estimated cost savings in drug therapy management program

From: The evaluation of comprehensive medication management for chronic diseases in primary care clinics, a Texas delivery system reform incentive payment program

Potential Medical Service(s) Avoided Number of Events Estimated Cost per Event (2016 US dollars) Total Savings
Clinic outpatient visit 131 $206 $26,986
Specialty office visit 11 $264 $2904
Emergency room visit 66 $1021 $67,386
Hospital admission 62 $17,263 $1,070,306
Reduce/Increase drug product 126 Varies and was calculated based on average wholesale price of the drugs $18,028
Total 396   $1,185,610