Insurance Coverage for Prescription Drugs: Effects on Use and Expenditures in the Medicare Population
AbstractThis research addresses the effect of prescription drug insurance coverage on the use and expenditures for prescription medications in the elderly.
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Length: 16 pages
Date of creation: 1999
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- Lillard, L.A. & Rogowski, J. & Kington, R., 1999. "Insurance Coverage for Prescription Drugs: Effects on Use and Expenditures in the Medicare Population," Papers 99-09, RAND - Labor and Population Program.
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