Trends in Prescription Drug Spending Leading Up to Health Reform.

Abstract

Over the past decade, prescription drug expenditures grew faster than any other service category and comprised an increasing share of per capita health spending. Using the 2005 and 2009 Medical Expenditure Panel Surveys, this analysis identifies the sources of spending growth for prescription drugs among the nonelderly population. We find that prescription… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/1077558714533820

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@article{Blavin2014TrendsIP, title={Trends in Prescription Drug Spending Leading Up to Health Reform.}, author={Fredric Evan Blavin and Timothy A. Waidmann and Linda J. Blumberg and Jeremy Roth}, journal={Medical care research and review : MCRR}, year={2014}, volume={71 4}, pages={416-32} }