Estimated Rx drug cost trends in the U.S. 2016-2017

Projected prescription drug cost trends in the U.S. in 2016 and 2017

Estimated Rx drug cost trends in the U.S. 2016-2017 This survey depicts the projected prescription drug trends in U.S. for 2016 and 2017. According to the surveyed health insurance providers, projections for prescribed specialty drug/biotech were an 18.9 percent increase in 2016, which should fall slightly to an 18.7 percent increase in 2017.
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Projected prescription drug cost trends in the U.S. in 2016 and 2017

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20162017
Prescription Drug (Rx) Carve-Out for Actives and Retirees Under Age 65*11.3%11.6%
Rx Carve-Out for Retirees Age 65 and Older*10.9%9.9%
Projected Specialty Drug/Biotech**18.9%18.7%
20162017
Prescription Drug (Rx) Carve-Out for Actives and Retirees Under Age 65*11.3%11.6%
Rx Carve-Out for Retirees Age 65 and Older*10.9%9.9%
Projected Specialty Drug/Biotech**18.9%18.7%
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This survey depicts the projected prescription drug trends in U.S. for 2016 and 2017. According to the surveyed health insurance providers, projections for prescribed specialty drug/biotech were an 18.9 percent increase in 2016, which should fall slightly to an 18.7 percent increase in 2017.
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