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Express Scripts 2019 Drug Trend Report

Annual 2019 Drug Trend Report from Express Scripts. Short overview report for healthcare leaders and managers interested in 2019 drug trends for cost and utilization. Costs went up 2.3% for commercial plans in 2019, driven by specialty brand drugs for inflammatory conditions. Medicare spending increased 1.2%; Medicare drug spending was led by specialty brand oncology drugs. Medicaid spending went up by 6.9%, with greatest spending on diabetes brand drugs. Lower unit costs of drugs for pain and inflammation, oncology, antidepressants and high cholesterol helped to reduce overall drug costs.

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