Shireman, T., Hall, J.P., Rigler, S.K., & Moore, J.M. (2007). Medicaid’s expenditures for newer pharmacotherapies for adults with disabilities. Health Care Financing Review, 28(4), 31-42.
Topic: Health/Employment for People with Disabilities
Summary: This study analyzed Kansas Medicaid data to describe trends in medication use patterns among disabled beneficiaries and found marked shifts toward newer medications and disproportionate contributions from several classes of newer, more expensive medications to overall prescription costs.