Published Online: September 22, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2014.1647.
Study concept and design: Gellad, Henderson, Frazee, Mehrotra, Donohue.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: Gellad, Stein, Ruder, Henderson, Frazee, Donohue.
Drafting of the manuscript: Gellad, Stein, Frazee.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Stein, Ruder, Henderson, Frazee, Mehrotra, Donohue.
Statistical analysis: Ruder.
Obtained funding: Gellad, Frazee, Donohue.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Henderson, Frazee, Mehrotra.
Study supervision: Gellad, Frazee.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Drs Henderson and Frazee are employees of and hold equity interest in Express Scripts.
Funding/Support: This work was supported by Express Scripts through a contract to RAND Corporation, focused on examining geographic variation in prescription use. Dr Gellad was additionally supported by grant CDA 09-207 from Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development.
Role of the Funder/Sponsor: The funders had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
Disclaimer: This work represents the opinions of the authors alone and does not necessarily represent the views of the funders or the Department of Veterans Affairs or the US Government.
Previous Presentations: This work was presented at the 2013 annual meeting of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry; October 23, 2014; Orlando, Florida.