Latest Drug Trend Report Shows Overall Good News, But Some Concerns
Tampa, FL (WorkersCompensation.com) - Specialty medications “represents a small percentage — 1.7 percent — of prescriptions, but drives 7.1 percent of costs; and that number is up 18.5 percent over last year,” said Phil Walls, chief clinical officer of myMatrixx, an Express Scripts Company. “It’s a rapidly increasing area.”
While many employers/payers may never see these drugs in a claim, those who do could face serious financial implications. Walls ...
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