“Drug Trend”

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Cost Management
The current model of static, manufacturer-set drug prices is simply unsustainable. Value-based management approaches attempt to incentivize quality and efficacy. More
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Cost Management
Manufacturer-driven brand inflation contributed 8.6 percentage points to trend, while PBM management solutions, helped reduce it by 7.8 percentage points. Thirty eight percent of... More
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Cost Management
Despite ongoing price inflation and an increase in utilization, prescription drug trend dropped for a majority of CVS Health pharmacy benefit management (PBM) clients in the first... More
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Cost Management
In 2014, prescription benefit trend climbed to double digits, spurring many payors to adopt more aggressive management strategies. Among these, an aggressive approach to formulary... More
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Cost Management
Over the last few years, the dermatological category has emerged as a top driver of drug trend. In 2015, the category trended at 39.5 percent and its impact on our gross trend was... More
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Cost Management
While trend drivers—including brand, specialty and generic price inflation—were similar to those in 2014, broad adoption of proactive CVS Caremark cost management strategies... More
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