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Title:
   Expenditures for the Top Five Therapeutic Classes of Outpatient Prescription Drugs, Medicare Beneficiaries, Age 65 and Older, U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2010
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 411
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   May 31, 2013
Description:
   This Statistical Brief provides descriptive statistics on expenditures for the top five most costly therapeutic classes of outpatient prescription drugs, ranked by total expenses in 2010 for Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and older in the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population.
Author(s):
   Anita Soni, PhD and Marc Roemer, MS
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Elderly Health Care, Health Care Costs/Expenditures, Medical Expenditures, Medicare/Medicaid/SCHIP, Prescribed Drug Use/Events and Expenditures , Prescription Drugs
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st411/stat411.pdf (137 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st411/stat411.shtml
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