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Invited Commentary
September 2016

Prescription of Brand-Name Medications When Generic Alternatives Are Available—Patently Unfair

Author Affiliations
  • 1Division of General Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 2Center for Pharmaceutical Policy and Prescribing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 3Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 4Pharmacy Benefits Management Services, US Department of Veterans Affairs, Hines, Illinois
  • 5Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(9):1323-1324. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.3389