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Payer costs of patients diagnosed with epilepsy.

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PURPOSE: To identify the annual cost to a third-party payer of inpatient and outpatient services and prescription drugs for patients diagnosed with epilepsy or convulsions. METHODS: Retrospective study using administrative and claims data from a private insurer in the Northeast United States with >1.8 million covered lives. Health plan members were included if they had a claim for epilepsy or convulsions and a claim for an antiepileptic drug (AED) between January 1992 and December 1996. An...

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Publisher:
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Journal:
Epilepsia
Volume:
40
Issue:
3
Pages:
351-358
Publication date:
1999-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1528-1167
ISSN:
0013-9580
URN:
uuid:529e0132-d3fd-453d-aedf-9bae53853fd6
Source identifiers:
358275
Local pid:
pubs:358275

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