- Effects of an increase in prescription copayment on utilization of low-sedating antihistamines and nasal steroidsBrian L Meissner
College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical and Health Outcomes Sciences, University of South Carolina, 1425 Richland St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA
J Manag Care Pharm 10:226-33. 2004..Health plans are using 3-tier copayment designs and other methods to control utilization that shifts drug costs to plan members. There is a need to determine the effects of increased member cost sharing on drug utilization and drug costs...