Federal action sought to curtail drug noncompliance

A new coalition of patient groups, physician organizations, drugmakers, pharmacists and pharmacies is aiming to make headway in battling the persistent problem of medication noncompliance. The coalition, dubbed Prescriptions for a Healthy America and led by the employer- and insurer-backed Council for Affordable Health Coverage, said it hopes to educate lawmakers about the importance of the issue and pursue public-policy solutions to improve drug adherence.

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