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Medical Costs In Medicaid Populations

NACDS, PhRMA help weigh impact of Rx use on Medicaid costs

NACDS, PhRMA help weigh impact of Rx use on Medicaid costs

ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) co-authored a Health Affairs article on research finding that when prescription drugs are taken as directed by a physician, other medical costs are reduced for certain Medicaid beneficiaries. Titled “Increased Use Of Prescription Drugs Reduces Medical