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State-Level Chart Books on the Cost of Mental Illness
As state policymakers assess new proposals to improve mental health treatment and access, understanding the population affected, the coverage gaps and the overall economic burden is integral to developing sustainable solutions that meet the need.
The Future of Cures: Investing in Value, Innovation and Access
High-cost drugs can generate even higher societal value when they combat serious disease, which should be accounted for in financing methods and pricing models to encourage medical innovation.
Reducing Infections While Cutting Costs: Eliminating Antibiotic Overprescriptions
Low-cost nudges that reduce unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions can improve health outcomes, save resources and help guard against the rise in drug-resistant bacteria.
Medicaid Access Restrictions on Psychiatric Drugs: Penny-Wise or Pound-Foolish?
Not only do formulary restrictions save little — if any — money on drug spending, they increase overall Medicaid spending for serious mental illnesses and may drive up incarceration costs.