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ERIC Number: EJ848617
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jul
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0890-8567
Second Opinions Improve ADHD Prescribing in a Medicaid-Insured Community Population
Thompson, Jeffrey N.; Varley, Christopher K.; McClellan, Jon; Hilt, Robert; Lee, Terry; Kwan, Alan C.; Lee, Taik; Trupin, Eric
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v48 n7 p740 Jul 2009
Washington State Medicaid mandates a second opinion when threshold safety parameters for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medications are exceeded. This is found to save $1.2 million and saves 538 fewer patients from exceeding safety thresholds.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Washington