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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Results: Cost per Rx

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  • Average cost per Rx was higher for eRx physicians
    • eRx: $53.79
    • Control: $48.85
  • However, the difference existed PRIOR to widespread adoption of eRX
  • Cost differences likely due to differences in patient severity or health plan payer mix
    • Could not be controlled for with data provided

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