Monday, September 30, 2013
Antipsychotic Drug Use is Declining
On August 27, CMS released data regarding antipsychotic drug use in nursing homes. Click here for the data and the CMS press release. Use has decreased across the country by 9.1 percent comparing first quarter of 2013 with last quarter of 2011. At least eleven States have hit or exceeded a 15 percent target reduction, and Indiana saw nearly a 10% reduction (9.79%).