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HHS Requests Comments on Causes, Impact, and Solutions to Medication Non-Adherence

Posted on 4/5/2012 by NTOCC ® in Public Policy Updates

The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a request for information about causes and potential solutions associated with medication non-adherence in adults with chronic conditions. The request aims to gather comments from stakeholders "on both barriers to medication adherence and strategies for overcoming those barriers to improve public health."

Comments should not exceed 500 words, and should be submitted on or before May 7, 2012. In addition, while HHS has stated that these comments will be reviewed carefully, no individual responses will be sent.

Comments may be sent via email to, or can be mailed to this address:

Department of Health and Human Services
Office of the Surgeon General
Room 710-H, 200 Independence Ave., S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20201

For more information on this request for information, please click here.