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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Results: Generic Usage

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  • Rates of generic utilization higher among Controls
    • eRx: 52%
    • Control: 56%
  • Rates of "dispense as written" same for both groups ~ 1% of all Rx
  • More patients of eRx physicians request brand name drugs
    • eRx: 6%
    • Control: 4%
  • Ohio law mandates generic substitution by pharmacist when available

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