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Are Medicaid Patients Being Overprescribed Antibiotics?

Clip: 02/17/2020 | 7m 34s | Video has closed captioning.

Millions of Medicaid patients are being prescribed antibiotics for no clear reason, according to a new study from Northwestern Medicine. The numbers suggest efforts to prevent the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria could be undermined by inappropriate prescribing practices – with potentially disastrous consequences for public health.

Aired: 02/17/20

Rating: NR

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