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Trends in Medicaid prescribed drug expenditures and utilization.

Tepper CD, Lied TR - Health Care Financ Rev (2004)

Bottom Line: The findings show that with the development of a multitude of safe and effective drugs during the later part of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st century, drugs are, as never before, a true mainstay of medical treatment.CMS continues to monitor drug utilization and expenditures in all of its programs in order to ensure that care is rendered in a cost-effective manner that is beneficial to the patient.This highlight summarizes trends in drug expenditures and utilization in the Medicaid Program.

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Affiliation: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 7500 Security Boulevard, S3-13-15, Baltimore, MD 21244-1850, USA. tlied@cms.hhs.gov

ABSTRACT
The findings show that with the development of a multitude of safe and effective drugs during the later part of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st century, drugs are, as never before, a true mainstay of medical treatment. CMS continues to monitor drug utilization and expenditures in all of its programs in order to ensure that care is rendered in a cost-effective manner that is beneficial to the patient. This highlight summarizes trends in drug expenditures and utilization in the Medicaid Program.

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Percent FFS Prescribed Drug Expenditures, by Age: Federal Fiscal Year 2000
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f3-hcfr-25-3-069: Percent FFS Prescribed Drug Expenditures, by Age: Federal Fiscal Year 2000

Mentions: Figure 3 displays FFS Medicaid prescribed drug expenditures by age in FFY 2000, and Figure 4 shows the percent change by age in FFS Medicaid drug expenditures between FFYs 1999 and 2000.


Trends in Medicaid prescribed drug expenditures and utilization.

Tepper CD, Lied TR - Health Care Financ Rev (2004)

Percent FFS Prescribed Drug Expenditures, by Age: Federal Fiscal Year 2000
© Copyright Policy
Related In: Results  -  Collection

Show All Figures
getmorefigures.php?uid=PMC4194859&req=5

f3-hcfr-25-3-069: Percent FFS Prescribed Drug Expenditures, by Age: Federal Fiscal Year 2000
Mentions: Figure 3 displays FFS Medicaid prescribed drug expenditures by age in FFY 2000, and Figure 4 shows the percent change by age in FFS Medicaid drug expenditures between FFYs 1999 and 2000.

Bottom Line: The findings show that with the development of a multitude of safe and effective drugs during the later part of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st century, drugs are, as never before, a true mainstay of medical treatment.CMS continues to monitor drug utilization and expenditures in all of its programs in order to ensure that care is rendered in a cost-effective manner that is beneficial to the patient.This highlight summarizes trends in drug expenditures and utilization in the Medicaid Program.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 7500 Security Boulevard, S3-13-15, Baltimore, MD 21244-1850, USA. tlied@cms.hhs.gov

ABSTRACT
The findings show that with the development of a multitude of safe and effective drugs during the later part of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st century, drugs are, as never before, a true mainstay of medical treatment. CMS continues to monitor drug utilization and expenditures in all of its programs in order to ensure that care is rendered in a cost-effective manner that is beneficial to the patient. This highlight summarizes trends in drug expenditures and utilization in the Medicaid Program.

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