Recession spawns crisis for drug compliance

Frederick, Jim
March 2009
Drug Store News;3/2/2009, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p49
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The article reports on the increase of the noncompliance rate for children and working Americans in the U.S. A study from the Center for Studying Health System Change, which involved 10,400 working-age adults and 2,600 children, has shown that the number of children and working Americans who went without prescription drugs has increased to 1-in-7 in 2007. The increase was due to prescription drug cost concerns, less drug coverage and the financial crisis.


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