Second-Generation Antipsychotic Prescribing Patterns for Pediatric Patients Enrolled in West Virginia Medicaid.
Dr. Melvin and Dr. Hart are with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia. Mr. Sorvig is with Pharmacy Services, Division of Medicaid Service, West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Charleston.
- Published Article
Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.)
- Publication Date
Oct 01, 2017
Implementation of a second-generation antipsychotic PA program for children under age 18 resulted in a significant decrease in the prescribing rate for this class of medication, without sustained compensatory prescribing of other psychotropic classes.
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