Screening and Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Infections among Medicaid Populations—A 2-State Analysis


Chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis are common, treatable sexually transmitted infections (STIs) that are highly prevalent in the general US population. Costs associated with diagnosing and treating these conditions for individual states’ Medicaid participants are unknown. The purpose of this study was to estimate the cost of screening and treatment for 3 common STIs for state Medicaid program budgets in Maryland and South Carolina.

Ian Stockwell, Alice Middleton, and Charles Betley co-authored this article published in Sexually Transmitted Diseases.

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