Trends in Medicaid Spending for Prescription Drugs

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October 2015 | Spending

The Office of the Actuary at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has identified prescription drug spending as a key driver in the increase in overall health care spending from 2013 to 2014. This session provides an overview of trends in Medicaid spending for prescription drugs and describes current Medicaid policy with respect to coverage and rebates.

Publication Type: Presentations

From: October 2015 MACPAC Public Meeting

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