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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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Average Number of FFS Medicaid Prescription Claims Per Beneficiary: Top 10 States in FFS Medicaid Prescribed Drug Expenditures, Federal Fiscal Year 2001
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f7-hcfr-25-3-069: Average Number of FFS Medicaid Prescription Claims Per Beneficiary: Top 10 States in FFS Medicaid Prescribed Drug Expenditures, Federal Fiscal Year 2001

Mentions: Figure 6 shows the relationship between percent of the Medicaid population who were (age 65 or over) by State, and the average number of prescriptions per Medicaid beneficiary. Figure 7 demonstrates the average number of claims per FFS beneficiary for the top 10 States. (State quantity dispensing limits may vary and significantly impact this average.) The number of pharmacy beneficiaries listed represents Medicaid enrollees who received at least 1 prescription through a State's FFS program.


Trends in Medicaid prescribed drug expenditures and utilization.

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

Average Number of FFS Medicaid Prescription Claims Per Beneficiary: Top 10 States in FFS Medicaid Prescribed Drug Expenditures, Federal Fiscal Year 2001
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Related In: Results  -  Collection

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f7-hcfr-25-3-069: Average Number of FFS Medicaid Prescription Claims Per Beneficiary: Top 10 States in FFS Medicaid Prescribed Drug Expenditures, Federal Fiscal Year 2001
Mentions: Figure 6 shows the relationship between percent of the Medicaid population who were (age 65 or over) by State, and the average number of prescriptions per Medicaid beneficiary. Figure 7 demonstrates the average number of claims per FFS beneficiary for the top 10 States. (State quantity dispensing limits may vary and significantly impact this average.) The number of pharmacy beneficiaries listed represents Medicaid enrollees who received at least 1 prescription through a State's FFS program.

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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