Don't Fall Asleep Monitoring Rx Coverage--You May Wake Up to a Nightmare

Cahn, Linda
December 2015
Benefits Magazine;Dec2015, Vol. 52 Issue 12, p34
The article discusses the cost challenges and key contract terms that plans should address to control plan costs in the pharmaceutical industry. Topics discussed include the increases in prices of drugs, the entrance of new brand drugs, and concerns on newly approved specialty drugs. Also discussed are the increasing volume of combination drugs produced by manufacturers, drugs without approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and new over-the-counter (OTC) drugs.


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