UMMS Affiliation

Center for Health Policy and Research; Clinical Pharmacy Services; Commonwealth Medicine

Date

2-24-2017

Document Type

Poster

Disciplines

Female Urogenital Diseases and Pregnancy Complications | Health Economics | Health Services Administration | Health Services Research | Maternal and Child Health | Obstetrics and Gynecology | Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Abstract

An analysis of medication adherence and birth outcomes among members receiving progesterone for the prevention of preterm birth in a state Medicaid program. Data is also used to evaluate the association between member characteristics and medication adherence and birth outcomes as well as whether there was a change in the cost of care.

Rights and Permissions

© 2017 University of Massachusetts Medical School

Comments

Presented at the American Drug Utilization Review Society 2017.

Keywords

preterm birth, progesterone, medication adherence, birth outcomes, cost of care, Medicaid, MassHealth, Massachusetts

 
 

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