Effect of a three-tier prescription copay on pharmaceutical and other medical utilization.

@article{Motheral2001EffectOA,
  title={Effect of a three-tier prescription copay on pharmaceutical and other medical utilization.},
  author={Brenda R. Motheral and Kathleen A Fairman},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={2001},
  volume={39 12},
  pages={1293-304}
}
BACKGROUND In response to rising prescription drug costs, plan sponsors are increasingly implementing three-tiered pharmacy benefits. OBJECTIVE This study examined the effect of a three-tiered pharmacy benefit on pharmaceutical utilization and expenditures, medication continuation, and use of other medical resources in a population of continuously… CONTINUE READING