State data on burden of prescription drug costs, from report, Poorer, Sicker States Face Heavier Drug Cost Burdens--Rising Burdens Mean Pressure for Action Likely to Grow, 14 July 2004.
Estimates of Prescription Drug Coverage, Spending, and Available Savings
State-by-state brand name prescription drug spending estimates, and estimated savings in 2001 if drug maker accepted Canadian prices
(table from Americans Would Save $38 Billion if We Paid Canadian Drug Prices, Sept. 2001 testimony to U.S. Senate subcommittee)
Table of savings by state
2. Fact sheets for selected states, including estimates of
share of residents without prescription drug coverage
payments to brand name prescription drug makers
savings, statewide and by payer, if all paid Federal Supply Schedule prices
(based on estimates in A Prescription Drug Peace Treaty, Oct. 2000 report)
Maryland Large type version of Maryland fact sheet
Massachusetts Large type version of Massachusetts fact sheet
Note: Most of these files are in .pdf format, readable with Adobe Acrobat Reader.
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