2016 Trends in Specialty Drug Benefits Report
2016 Trends in Specialty Drug Benefits Report
Sponsored by Walgreens.

PBMI conducted its fifth annual Trends in Specialty Drug Benefits Report survey of U.S. employers in September 2015. The survey sample included 341 employers representing an estimated 14.5 million covered lives.

Specialty drug benefit design continues to be dynamic as plan sponsors look for ways to manage costs while still providing affordable specialty drug benefits. Recognizing this, several new questions were added this year. New questions this year include those on the existence of separate cost-sharing tiers for specialty drugs, formulary exclusions, employer preparedness for the cost implications of new therapies, and interest in value-based pricing models.
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