Use of Psychotropic Medications by Medicaid Beneficiaries

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March 2015

The presentation summarizes a chapter on Medicaid beneficiaries’ use of psychotropic medications, planned for MACPAC’s June 2015 Report to Congress on Medicaid and CHIP. Among other topics, the chapter will cover psychotropic drug utilization and spending, their risk to users, and federal and state agency initiatives to ensure the appropriate use of psychotropic drugs.

Publication Type: Presentations

From: March 2015 MACPAC Public Meeting

Tags: behavioral health, children, people with mental illness, prescription drugs, spending