Cost Containment Strategies For Prescription Drugs: Assessing The Evidence In The Literature

This report describes and reviews various options to address prescription drug spending growth, including a description of each cost-containment strategy, its use by private or public payers, and a discussion of known evidence about its effectiveness or cost-saving potential. It was prepared for the Kaiser Family Foundation by Jack Hoadley, Ph.D., of the Health Policy Institute at Georgetown University.

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