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Dec 17 / Jonathan

Children on Medicaid Found More Likely to Get Antipsychotics

NY Times.

Children on Medicaid Found More Likely to Get Antipsychotics

New federally financed drug research reveals a stark disparity: children covered by Medicaid are given powerful antipsychotic medicines at a rate four times higher than children whose parents have private insurance. And the Medicaid children are more likely to receive the drugs for less severe conditions than their middle-class counterparts, the data shows. …

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