Obstet Gynecol 2019 06;133(6):1231-1237
Oregon State University, College of Pharmacy, Corvallis, the Oregon State University, College of Pharmacy, Portland, and the Oregon Health & Science University, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Portland, Oregon.
Objective: To describe early utilization of pharmacist prescription of contraception in Oregon's Medicaid program.
Methods: Using Oregon Medicaid claims data, we conducted a retrospective analysis and quantified overall and monthly trends in pharmacist-prescribed contraceptives from January 1, 2016, to December 31, 2017. Our population was restricted to patients obtaining a new prescription for oral and transdermal methods and who had continuous Medicaid coverage during the study period. Read More