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11. Tips from the Specialty Pharmacy Management Checklist

Are you struggling with managing specialty pharmacy in plan design? Our new Specialty Pharmacy Management Checklist provides detailed tips for staying ahead of the curve – from utilization management to reporting and accountability to employee education.

Here are some tips from the checklist:

Tags: specialty pharmacy, Rx, cost control
12. How can Employers Contain the Skyrocketing Cost of Specialty Pharmacy Drugs?

For the first time in 2010, the number of specialty drugs approved by the FDA surpassed that of traditional drugs, kick-starting a trend that we're continuing to see year after year. While only a small fraction (approx. 4%) of the patient population uses specialty medications, these costly drugs now account for 25% of total US drug spending and is the fastest growing cost in most employers' health benefits.

Tags: cost control, specialty pharmacy, Rx, health care costs
13. ISSUE: Compounds – THEY'RE BACK!

Compounding pharmacies lost a big stream of revenue in the last few years when large employers, working closely with their PBMs, implemented caps and exclusions on compounded medications to better manage costs. While these control measures addressed a significant portion of unnecessary compounding, there are new creative compounding billing practices that are slipping through the cracks.

Tags: specialty pharmacy, health care costs, Rx

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