Pharmaceutical Benefits Under State Medical Assistance Programs, 1986


This report, part of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Under State Medical Assistance Programs series, is a compilation of data under state medical assistance programs (Title XIX) or state public medical assistance programs (prior Titles of the Social Security Act). It presents a general overview of the characteristics of state programs together with more detailed information on the pharmaceutical benefits provided.

This compilation provides the following information for each state:

  • Recipient groups eligible for benefits
  • Amount expended for drugs per recipient category
  • Characteristics of the State Drug program 
  • Restrictions or limitations on drugs
  • Medicaid or public health officials
  • Pharmacy and medical consultants to the state program
  • Pharmacy and medical advisory committees
  • State medical and pharmaceutical association executives