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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Impact of the VA Medication Copayment Redesign
Principal Investigator:

Kevin T. Stroupe

Location: Hines, IL
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: April 2018 - March 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $223,621
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Project background/rationale: Veterans using Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare facilities tend to have more chronic diseases than the general population, which frequently require chronic pharmacologic treatment. Appropriate medication management is important to prevent untoward health effects for these Veterans. VA's current policies may result in copayments that are higher in VA for certain medications than in non-VA retail pharmacies, which could encourage use of non-VA pharmacies...

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