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Title
Patterns of outpatient prescription drug use among Pennsylvania elderly.
First Author
Stuart, Bruce
Date of Pub
1991 Spring
Pages
61-72
Volume
12
Issue
3
Other Authors
Ahern, Frank; Johnson, Albert; Rabatin, Vincent
Abstract
The Pennsylvania Pharmaceutical Assistance Contract for the Elderly (PACE) provides outpatient prescription drug coverage for nearly one-half million State residents 65 years of age or over with income under $15,000 per year. A description of the PACE program is provided herein, along with data and multivariate results relating to the demographic characteristics of PACE beneficiaries, duration of enrollments, drug utilization and expenditure rates, average prices for covered prescriptions, and drug expense distributions.
Abstract Continued
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MeSH
Aged : Drug Utilization/statistics & numerical data : Female : Health Expenditures/statistics & numerical data : Human : Insurance, Pharmaceutical Services/utilization : Male : Outpatients/statistics & numerical data : Pennsylvania : Prescriptions, Drug/economics : Socioeconomic Factors : State Health Plans/economics : Support, Non-U.S. Gov't : Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S. : United States
NTIS Number
PB91-201384