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For 2014, we estimate that retail, mail, and specialty pharmacies dispensed about $78 billion in specialty pharmaceuticals. How many pharmacies dispensed these drugs? Surprisingly, we still can’t definitively answer this question, as I explain below. To measure specialty pharmacy growth, I worked with a renowned mathematician to crunch data from URAC, an independent accreditation company.Read more →
4D News Generic Price Shift Seeing a rise in generic drug costs in recent years, we explain some of the causes of the increases plans are seeing for their generic drugs. Schedule II Updates Recent rule changes regarding combination hydrocodone products reclassifies these drugs as Schedule II, subject to tighter government regulations including more stringentRead more →