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Using newer drugs could lower overall health expenses by as much as $111 per person, per condition, for the general population, and $155 for Medicare beneficiaries.

Lichtenberg, Frank R. Benefits and Costs of Newer Drugs: An update. National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper. 2002; 8996. http://www.nber.org/papers/W8996

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Title
Benefits and Costs of Newer Drugs: An update
Publication
National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper
Publication Date
2002
Authors
Lichtenberg, Frank R
URL
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