Infographic: Access to OTC Medicines

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Without over-the-counter medicines, additional Emergency Department visits would cost the U.S. healthcare system $4billion annually.

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Infographic: Access to OTC Medicines

  1. 1. Without over-the-counter medicines, additional Emergency Department visits would cost the U.S. healthcare system $4 billion annually. Percentage of each population likely to visit the Emergency Department if OTC medicines were not available: Source: The Value of OTC Medicine to the United States, Booz & Co., Jan. 2012 Medicaid: 26% Uninsured: 11% Medicare: 5% Self-insured: <5% E M E R G E N C Y

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