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Title:
   Retail Drug Prices, Out-of-Pocket Costs, and Discounts and Markups Relative to List Prices: Trends and Differences by Drug Type and Insurance Status, 2011 to 2016
Product type:
   Research Findings 44
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   October 29, 2019
Description:
   This Research Findings report examines outpatient prescription drug purchases by a nationally representative sample of the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population for the years 2011 to 2016. It examines trends in the percentages of outpatient prescriptions filled by specialty and patent status and examines measures of drug prices, discounts, and markups by drug type and insurance status. The estimates are drawn from analyses from Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Household Component (MEPS-HC) data files linked to the Wolters Kluwer Health Master Drug Database.
Author(s):
   G. Edward Miller, PhD; Steven C. Hill, PhD; and Yao Ding, PhD
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Prescription Drugs
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/rf44/rf44.pdf (891 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/rf44/rf44.shtml
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