Medicine expenditure increased by 2,9% per beneficiary
According to the 2020 Mediscor Medicines Review, medicine expenditure has increased by 2.9% per beneficiary in 2020, up from 2.4% in 2019.
This is as a result of a 4.9% increase in item cost but 2% decrease in utilisation. The shift was caused by movement restrictions and a reluctance to see the GP for minor ailments, as well as fewer seasonal infections.
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