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Medicaid Pharmacy Usage During COVID
Publication Date: Jun 06, 2022
Summary

This edition quantifies the decrease in Medicaid prescription volume that has occurred during COVID, comparing usage during calendar years 2019, 2020, and 2021.  The large decrease that has occurred – 16.4% from 2019 to 2021 on a per covered person basis -- is highly concerning regarding its implications regarding the poverty population’s access to needed medications during the pandemic. 

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