Insurance Coverage for Prescription Drugs

Effects on Use and Expenditures in the Medicare Population

by Lee A. Lillard, Jeannette Rogowski, Raynard Kington

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This report analyzes the effect of prescription drug insurance coverage on the use of and expenditures for prescription medication by the elderly. RAND uses its Elderly Health Supplement to the 1990 Panel Study of Income Dynamics as a data source.

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