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Use of non-essential medicines in large public hospitals: a systematic variations under civil servant medical benefit scheme in thailand

  • At: 2014 FIP Congress in Bangkok (Thailand)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: LIMWATTANANON, Supon (Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Khon Kaen University, 123 Moo 16, Mittraphap Road, Khon kaen, Thailand)
  • Co-author(s): Limwattananon, Chulaporn (Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Khon Kaen University, Khon kaen, Thailand)
    Waleekhachonloet, On-Anong (Faculty of Pharmacy, Mahasarakham University, Mahasarakham, Thailand)
    Rattanachotphanit, Thananan (Faculty of Pharmacy, Mahasarakham University, Mahasarakham, Thailand)
    Thamwanna, Patchanee (Health Insurance System Research Office, Nonthaburi, Thailand)
    Sakunphanit, Thaworn (Health Insurance System Research Office, Nonthaburi, Thailand)
    Srithamrongsawat, Samrit (National Health Security Office, Bangkok, Thailand)
  • Abstract:

    Background: In Thailand, use of medicines not covered in the National Lists of Essential Medicines (hereinafter called 'non-essential, NE medicines') was claimed as a major driver of the rapid expenditure growth in Civil Servant Medical Benefit Scheme (CSMBS), the health insurance for public employees.
    Aims: To determine if prescriptions for the..

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Last update 4 October 2019

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