Reduction in U.S. direct spending on originator biologics as of 2018

This statistic depicts the projected savings in spending on originator biologics in the U.S. as of 2018. The projections are provided by different agencies for several time ranges. According to the projection by ESI (Express Scripts, Inc.), some 250 billion U.S. dollars will be saved due to the use of biosimilars in the United States between 2014 and 2024.

Projected reduction in U.S. biosimilar direct spending on originator biologics as of 2018

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Release date

February 2018


United States

Survey time period

as of 2018

Supplementary notes

CBO = Congressional Budget Office;
RAND = RAND Corporation;
QI = QuintilesIMS (IQVIA);
ESI = Express Scripts Inc.
* Actually, the RAND gives a range of 40-93 billion U.S. dollars.

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