Drug utilization review of sedative/hypnotic agents in Texas Medicaid patients. Texas Medicaid Vendor Drug Program Drug Utilization Review Board.

@article{Seltzer2000DrugUR,
  title={Drug utilization review of sedative/hypnotic agents in Texas Medicaid patients. Texas Medicaid Vendor Drug Program Drug Utilization Review Board.},
  author={J K Seltzer and Thomas L. Kurt and Leroy Knodel and Bryony Dean and Carol K Burch},
  journal={Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association},
  year={2000},
  volume={40 4},
  pages={495-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess use of sedative/hypnotic agents in Texas Medicaid patients and evaluate practitioner receptiveness to intervention letters concerning sedative/hypnotic prescribing generated by the Texas Medicaid Drug Utilization Review (DUR) Board. DESIGN Retrospective DUR. SETTING Texas Medicaid retrospective DUR program. PATIENTS OR OTHER PARTICIPANTS 244 Texas Medicaid patients and 291 Texas physicians. INTERVENTION Patient profiles for Texas Medicaid patients were reviewed… CONTINUE READING