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Medicaid Prescription Drug Use and Spending by Price Category, 2013 - 2016
Publication Date: Jan 01, 2017
Summary

The January edition tabulates the distribution of Medicaid pharmacy costs by unit price cohort.  Explosive growth in the share of Medicaid prescriptions among drugs costing more than $1,000 per prescription (pre-rebate) continues to occur.  These drugs now represent 40% of all Medicaid pre-rebate prescription drug expenditures.

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