5 Slide Series

5 Slide Series

Prescription Drug Spending in State Medicaid Programs, Employee Health Plans, and State Prisons
Publication Date: May 01, 2016
Summary

This month’s edition investigates prescription drug spending in all 50 states across three major state health care payers: Medicaid, state employee health plans, and in state prisons. By comparing these expenditures to total health care spending and overall spending in each state, one gets a better idea of the relative extent of state spending on prescription drugs.

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