Insights provides context and perspective about key pharmacy trends and issues

Cost Management
Members may now face higher out-of-pocket costs for their prescriptions, particularly during their deductible phase. Payors can help by applying rebates at point-of-sale. More
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Cost Management
Multiple Sclerosis is a $19 billion market worldwide, and the third most expensive specialty drug spend category. Recently approved Ocrevus is likely to add to cost of treatment and needs... More
Briefing
Cost Management
Limiting pharmaceutical sales activities at academic medical centers can help make a meaningful difference in prescribing patterns, and help reduce drug spend. More
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Troy Brennan
Cost Management
The current economics of health care are unsustainable and change is critical. More
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Cost Management
Manufacturer-driven brand inflation contributed 8.6 percent to trend, while PBM management solutions, helped reduce it by 7.8 percent. Thirty eight percent of commercial clients having... More
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Cost Management
Pharmaceutical manufacturers’ abuse a provision of the Orphan Drug Act leading to higher prices for drugs for payors and patients More
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Cost Management
Market and legislative reform can help bend the seemingly relentless upward trajectory of prescription drug price inflation in the U.S. More
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Cost Management
Spending on prescription drugs grew 9 percent in 2015 – faster than any other health care product or service – and accounted for 10 percent ($324.6 billion) of overall health care costs.... More
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Cost Management
In today’s dynamic prescription drug benefit management market, it is critical to continually monitor the factors that could impact cost for payors, including key trends and outliers. One... More
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Cost Management
Is the traditional way of thinking about pharmacy networks still the best way? In order to ensure better outcomes is it necessary to simply offer the largest number of pharmacy options?... More
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