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  1. Pharmaceuticals in Medicare reform.

    Article - En anglais

    As policy makers explore ways to reform the Medicare system, the inevitable question of prescription drug coverage for the elderly will surface.

    This is an opportunity to revisit and balance the attractiveness of including a prescription benefit against the fear of increases in expenditures.

    Prudent examination of the costs and benefits of prescription drug coverage requires looking beyond pharmaceutical product costs.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Economie santé, Politique économique, Analyse avantage coût, Analyse coût efficacité, Médicament, Industrie pharmaceutique, Prescription médicale, Recommandation, Evolution, Contrôle coût, Medicare

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Health economy, Economic policy, Cost benefit analysis, Cost efficiency analysis, Drug, Pharmaceutical industry, Medical prescription, Recommendation, Evolution, Cost control

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 98-0096553

    Code Inist : 002B30A01C. Création : 22/06/1998.